Danny Batten
No. --     Free agent
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-08) December 8, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Gilbert, Arizona
High School: Mesquite HS
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: South Dakota State
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 192
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011
Tackles     24
Sacks     0.5
Interceptions     0

Danny Batten (born December 8, 1987 in Gilbert, Arizona) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted in the 6th round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills out of South Dakota State, the first Jackrabbit to be drafted since Steve Heiden was drafted in 1999 NFL Draft. Batten is married to college sweetheart, Liz Herrity.

College career

Batten played in all 46 games at defensive end in his four years at South Dakota State, starting 45 of the games. In 2009, his senior season, he was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year after finishing with 86 tackles, 9 sacks, and 25 QB pressures.[1]

Professional career

Buffalo Bills

Batten signed a four-year deal with the Bills on June 3, 2010. He has switched from defensive end to outside linebacker with the Bills. On August 22, he was placed on Injured Reserve with a shoulder injury, effectively ending his rookie season.[2]

He was released by the Bills on August 26, 2012.


External links

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.