Prior to BSU: Battle comes to Bemidji State after three seasons at the University of North Dakota... Saw time in nine games as a reserve running back in 2009... Rushed for 87 yards on 10 carries to lead the Fighting Sioux with an 8.7 yards per carry mark... Rattled off a career-best 36-yard run versus Sioux Falls, Oct. 17, 2009... In three seasons, Battle logged time in 41 collegiate games, carried the ball 41 times for a total of 219 yards... Comes into his final season of eligibility with a career yards per carry average of 5.34... Red shirted in 2006... Prior to UND, Battle was a 2005 graduate of Amesbury High School... He was a three-time letterwinner in football and was named as his team’s most valuable player as a senior... Earned all-league honors... Also lettered in basketball and track and field.
Personal: The son of Earl Battle and Jeani Driscoll…Born August 1st, 1987…plans on majoring in Entrepreneurship while at BSU.