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Elijah Battle

#19 Elijah Battle

CB | Sr. | 5-11 | 189 | Newark, N.J. | Barringer HS/Dodge City CC

2016 (Jr.)

  • Played in 11 games and started three
  • Finished with 23 tackles, including 21 solo stops, assisted on a tackle for loss and a pass breakup
  • Saw action on 320 plays, including 233 on defense
  • Season-high seven tackles, including six solo stops against Baylor
  • Registered three solo tackles against Kansas
  • Recorded five solo tackles against TCU
  • Earned his first WVU start at Texas Tech
  • Had three solo tackles against Kansas State

2015 (So.) - Dodge City Community College

  • Helped team to a 9-3 record in 2015 and an appearance in the Salt City Bowl
  • Played in all 12 games, finishing the 2015 season with 50 tackles, including 38 solo tackles
  • Also had 11 pass breakups, two tackles for loss, one interception and one fumble recovery
  • 2015 All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Honorable Mention

2014 (Fr.) - Dodge City Community College

  • Played for coach Gary Thomas
  • Earned All-Jayhawk League honors
  • Made 44 tackles with 29 solo stops, adding eight pass breakups and one interception

High School

  • Played for Coach Ashley Pierre at Barringer High (Newark, New Jersey)
  • New Jersey All-State selection
  • Played in the East-West All-Star Game
  • Finished the 2013 season with 72 tackles and eight sacks

Personal

  • Birthday is November 21
  • Son of Michael Daniels and Cynthia Battle
  • One of seven children
  • Majoring in criminology
Defense
SeasonClassGPSoloAstTklTFLtflyd
Totals 10212230.51
2016Jr10212230.51

WVU's Battle Improving His Craft

By John Antonik | July 12, 2017

A quick Google search of “2017 preseason college football top 25” reveals several informal polls listing Dana Holgorsen’s West Virginia Mountaineers.