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Ron Battle
No. 81     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-03-27) March 27, 1959 (age 60)
Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana
Career information
College: North Texas
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 7 / Pick: 175
Debuted in 1981 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1982 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* Los Angeles Rams ( 1981 1982)
Career highlights and awards
Receptions     2
Receiving yards     62
Touchdowns     1
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Ronnie Jerome Battle (born March 27, 1959 in Shreveport, Louisiana), son of John L. Battle and Mary Battle, is a former American football tight end of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the seventh round of the 1981 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Texas.

He is the father of NFL wide receiver Arnaz Battle.

Early yearsEdit

Battle attended Southwood High School in Shreveport, Louisiana.

College careerEdit

Battle played college football at North Texas.

Professional careerEdit

Los Angeles RamsEdit

Battle was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the seventh round (175th overall) of the 1981 NFL Draft. He appeared in four games as a rookie but did not record any statistics.

In 1982, Battle played in nine games for the Rams. He finished the season with two receptions for 62 yards and a touchdown. He also carried the ball once for one yard.

He left the NFL and professional football after the 1982 season due to a career ending thumb injury.

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