Isaiah Battle
Battle with the Los Angeles Rams in 2016
Pittsburgh Maulers
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1993-02-10) February 10, 1993 (age 29)
Brooklyn, New York
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:Blue Ridge School
(Saint George, Virginia)
College:Clemson
Supplemental draft:2015 / Round: 5
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Isaiah Battle (born February 10, 1993) is an American football offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Maulers of the United States Football League (USFL). He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fifth round of the 2015 Supplemental Draft[1][2] and played college football at Clemson.[3]

Professional career

Battle declared for the NFL Supplemental Draft, claiming that it was in his best interest. It was later stated that Battle had committed his "third and final strike" as the reason he declared for supplemental draft. He was originally given a third round grade by many draft experts. On July 7, 2015, Battle held his Pro Day with 26 teams in attendance.[4]

St. Louis Rams

Battle was taken in the fifth round of the supplemental draft by the St. Louis Rams giving up their fifth round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. On July 27, 2015 Battle signed a four-year contract worth $2,508,864 with $228,864 guaranteed. On September 5, he was waived and subsequently signed to the practice squad.[5] On November 18, 2015, he was signed to the active roster after Jamon Brown and Darrell Williams were placed on the injured reserve.[6]

On September 3, 2016, Battle was waived by the Rams as part of final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8]

Kansas City Chiefs

On January 4, 2017, Battle signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs.[9]

Seattle Seahawks

On September 2, 2017, Battle was traded to the Seattle Seahawks.[10] On November 1, 2017, Battle was waived by the Seahawks and re-signed to the practice squad.[11][12] He was released on December 2, 2017, but was re-signed three days later.[13][14] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Seahawks on January 2, 2018.[15]

On September 1, 2018, Battle was waived by the Seahawks.[16]

Carolina Panthers

On December 31, 2018, Battle signed a reserve/future contract with the Carolina Panthers.[17] He was waived on May 6, 2019.[18]

Seattle Dragons

On October 15, 2019, Battle was drafted in the 1st round of the 2020 XFL Draft by the Seattle Dragons.[19] He missed the first two games of the season with an ankle injury.[20] He had his contract terminated when the league suspended operations on April 10, 2020.[21]

Pittsburgh Maulers

On February 22, 2022, Battle was drafted in the 6th round of the 2022 USFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Maulers.[22]

References

  1. ^ "Isaiah Battle - St. Louis Rams - 2015 Player Profile - Rotoworld.com". rotoworld.com.
  2. ^ Hanzus, Dan (September 5, 2015). "Rams cut Isaiah Battle, supplemental draft pick in July". Around the NFL. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Isaiah Battle Bio". ClemsonTigers.com.
  4. ^ Wilhalme, Matt (July 9, 2015). "Isaiah Battle first player selected in NFL Supplemental Draft since 2012". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Simmons, Myles (September 6, 2015). "Rams Announce Practice Squad". Archived from the original on March 7, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  6. ^ Lyons, Joe (November 17, 2015). "Rams report: Team makes multiple moves to fill out roster". STLToday.com. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  7. ^ "Rams Make 53-Man Roster Decisions". TheRams.com. September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on August 31, 2017.
  8. ^ "Rams Practice Squad Announced". TheRams.com. September 4, 2016. Archived from the original on December 30, 2017.
  9. ^ Kissel, BJ (March 7, 2017). "Chiefs Signed Six Players to Reserve-Future Deals This Offseason". Chiefs.com. Archived from the original on August 5, 2017.
  10. ^ Bouda, Nate (September 2, 2017). "Chiefs Trade OL Isaiah Battle To Seahawks".
  11. ^ Boyle, John (November 1, 2017). "Seahawks Waive Offensive Tackle Isaiah Battle". Seahawks.com.
  12. ^ Boyle, John (November 7, 2017). "Seahawks Place FB Tre Madden On Injured Reserve, Promote LB Josh Forrest Off Practice Squad". Seahawks.com.
  13. ^ "Seahawks place LB Josh Forrest on injured reserve, release OT Isaiah Battle". USAToday.com. December 2, 2017.
  14. ^ Boyle, John (December 5, 2017). "Seahawks Promote Joey Hunt Off Of Practice Squad". Seahawks.com. Archived from the original on February 2, 2018.
  15. ^ Boyle, John (January 2, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Six To 2018 Future Contracts". Seahawks.com. Archived from the original on January 8, 2018.
  16. ^ "Seahawks Set 53-Man Roster". Seahawks.com. September 1, 2018.
  17. ^ "Panthers sign 13 players to future contracts". Panthers.com. December 31, 2018.
  18. ^ "Panthers release Da'Norris Searcy, waive Isaiah Battle". Panthers.com. May 6, 2019.
  19. ^ Bender, Bill (October 21, 2019). "XFL Draft picks 2019: Complete results, rosters, players for new football league". Sporting News. Retrieved October 23, 2019.
  20. ^ Hanson, Scott (February 18, 2020). "XFL Seattle Dragons surpass 10,000 in season-ticket sales". SeattleTimes.com. Retrieved February 22, 2020.
  21. ^ Condotta, Bob (April 10, 2020). "XFL suspends operations, terminates all employees, but Jim Zorn says he has hopes league will continue". SeattleTimes.com. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  22. ^ Stone, Augusta (February 23, 2022). "First South Carolina and Clemson players selected in inaugural USFL draft". The State. Retrieved February 27, 2022.