Roderick Battle
# 41
Defensive End - DE
Height: 6-4  Weight: 259
Senior
Previous Affiliations
   Douglass
Previous Experience
  3L
Hometown
   Atlanta, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 01/10/2010
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Career Highs: 5 tackles at Kentucky in 2008

2009: Graduated in December with a degree in Sport Management.
*Appeared in two games making two starts with three tackles coming in season opener at No. 9 Okla. St.
*Suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury to his left knee in the second quarter vs. S. Carolina ending his season.
*Missed spring drills following January shoulder surgery.
*Recipient of Roger F. and Michael A. Kahn Football Scholarship.

2009: Has appeared in two games with two starts
*Suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury to his left knee in the second quarter vs. South Carolina and will miss the remainder of the season
*Had three tackles at No. 9 Oklahoma State.
*Missed spring drills following January shoulder surgery
*Recipient of Roger F. and Michael A. Kahn Football Scholarship

2007: Appeared in 13 games making 13 starts with 24 tackles including 4.0 TFL
*Had two tackles including a sack vs. No. 9 Florida
*Registered a season-high four tackles vs. Oklahoma St.
*Recipient of the Roger F. and Michael A. Kahn Football Scholarship
*Named Most Improved Defensive End at conclusion of spring drills
*Recorded two tackles and one QB sack in annual spring G-Day game

2006: Appeared in all 13 games with four tackles and two sacks including one sack in Georgia’s 15-12 win over No. 16 Ga. Tech
*Registered first sack in win at Ole Miss; Also has six QB hurries
*Team went 9-4 including a Chick-Fil-A Bowl win
*Recipient of Loy D. Thompson, IV Football Scholarship
*Recorded one tackle in annual spring G-Day game

2005: Redshirted
*Recipient of Loy D. Thompson, IV Football Scholarship
*Part of SEC Championship team that went 10-3

High School: Frederick Douglass, coached by Gary Cantrell...Atlanta Journal-Constitution 2004 AAAAA Defensive Player of the Year, AAAAA First-Team All State selection and Super Southern 100...2004 Georgia Sports Writers Association Defensive Player of the Year and AAAAA First-Team All State selection...Fox Sports Net All-South third team...SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams...Rivals.com Georgia Top 40, No. 9 overall at weakside defensive end and No. 4 at weakside defensive end in the Southeast...TheInsiders.com No. 13 defensive end in America...Defensive team captain in senior season...Recorded 65 tackles, including 15 sacks and 30 tackles for-a-loss, tallied 25 quarterback pressures, caused 10 fumbles and recovered three fumbles at defensive end as a senior...2004 Douglass High School Defensive Player of the Year...Also played basketball and participated in track and field...Only played in two games as a junior due to a transfer rule...Recipient of the 2002 Ironman Award.

Personal: RODERICK BATTLE, JR; Born: Nov. 14, 1986;  Major:  Sports Management.

Year

G/GS

Solo

Asst.

Total

Sacks

TFL

FF

FR

PBU

Int.

QBH


2006

13/0

3

1

4

2.0/16

2.0/16

0

0

0

0

6


2007

13/13

16

8

24

2.5/14

4.0/17

3

0

1

0

10


2008

9/7

9

5

14

0.5/5

3.5/14

2

0

1

0

9


2009

2/2

3

0

3

0.0/0

0.0/0

0

0

0

0

3
Total 37/22 31 14 45 5.0/35 9.5/47 5 0 2 0 29