Ainsley Battles
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-11-06) November 6, 1978 (age 42)
Place of birth: Lilburn, Georgia
Career information
College: Vanderbilt
Undrafted in 2000
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers (2000)
Career highlights and awards
Tackles     76
Sacks     2.0
Interceptions     3
Stats at

Ainsley Thomas Battles (born November 6, 1978) is a former American football player. He attended Parkview High School in Lilburn, Georgia. After finishing high school, he went on to play football for Vanderbilt University. After finishing school at Vanderbilt, he went on to be a professional American football player, safety in the National Football League. He played four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars. During a heated 2003 training camp battle for starting strong safety with the Buffalo Bills, Ainsley Battles left the team for an undisclosed reason. After his time as a football player was over, he went on to be a Social Studies teacher at Archer High School and at Central Gwinnett High School, both in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Later he taught Social Studies at Atlantic Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida, where he also served as a defensive backs football coach. Most recently, he resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. [1]


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