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Ralph Battle (Defensive Back Coach)



Ralph Battle was born in Huntsville, Alabama and has lived in Huntsville since 1961.  Ralph prepped at J.O. Johnson High School where he was named a first team All-City selection as a strong safety in both 1978 and 1979.  He was also named a member of Johnson's All-Decade Team.  After high school, Ralph was awarded a football scholarship to play defensive back at Jacksonville State University where he lettered 4 years and was named All-Gulf South player in 1980 and 1982.  Ralph went on to earn a spot on the the roster of the Cincinnati Bengals in 1984.  In 2012 Ralph was inducted into the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame.  He has been involved in the Huntsville community for several years as a Scout Master (for the Boy Scouts), involved in the Outreach Clinics and currently works for the City of Huntsville Parks and Recreation Department.  Ralph is AHSAA certified and specializes in coaching defensive backs.

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