Jalen Battle
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Jalen Battle

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Plantation, Fla.

High School:
University

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
S

Experience:
RS

02/06/2013

Redbirds Sign 16 Players on National Signing Day 2013

With three mid-year transfer signings, ISU has added 19 players to the 2013 roster.

2013: Redshirted.

University HS: Ranked as a three-star recruit by Scout.com and two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... two-year starter for head coach Roger Harriot ... Sun Sentinel Honorable Mention Class 3A All-State selection as a senior ... helped team to a perfect 14-0 record and a class 3A state championship in Florida and a small-school national championship ... recorded 53 tackles, including 21 solo stops ... also recorded three interceptions, two sacks and five pass breakups ... also forced a fumble and recovered two more ... had 25 tackles and two pass breakups as a junior ... helped team to a district championship that year ... also competed in basketball and track ... originally committed to Kentucky, before offer was pulled and signed with Illinois State.

Personal: Born April 3, 1995, in Plantation, Fla. ... son of Tressa and Fred Battle ... his father played basketball at Florida Memorial University ... has one younger brother, Jordan ... plans to major in pre-pharmacy.