Friday's contest marks just the second meeting (1980) between the Mids and Cougars.
Junior cornerback from San Diego, Calif.
• At Navy: Enters the fall battling Cameron Bryant for second on the depth chart at right corner behind Quincy Adams ... coming off a solid spring camp ... has good size.
• 2014: Saw action for the first time in his career against VMI.
• 2013: Did not seen any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of Belton High School, Battle was a three-sport athlete who earned letters in basketball (1), football (3) and track & field (4) ... a First-Team All-District 8-5A and Daily Herald First-Team All-Area selection after finishing with 57 solo tackles and three interceptions ... named to the All-State (Texas) Academic Team ... graduated among the top 15 percent of his class ... also had an offer to play football at Air Force ... son of Annette Harvey ... majoring in systems engineering.