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Arnaz Battle
WR #81
Height:
6-1
Weight:
208
College:
Notre Dame
Hometown:
Dallas, Texas
Experience:
9
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 113 178 2,150 12.1 19 65 11 22 5 108 4
2011 PIT 10 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2010 PIT 15 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2009 SF 15 5 40 8 2.7 12 0 0 0 3 0
2008 SF 9 24 318 13.3 35.3 36 0 6 0 18 0
2007 SF 16 50 600 12 37.5 57T 5 6 2 27 2
2006 SF 16 59 686 11.6 42.9 56 3 4 2 36 1
2005 SF 10 32 363 11.3 36.3 39 3 3 0 20 1
2004 SF 14 8 143 17.9 10.2 65 0 3 1 4 0
2003 SF 8 0 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 113 22 0.2 77 3.5 0.7 1 18 6 27.3 0 0 1
2011 PIT 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SF 9 1 0.1 18 18 2 0 18 1 100 0 0 0
2007 SF 16 4 0.3 4 1 0.3 1 8 1 25 0 0 1
2006 SF 16 5 0.3 25 5 1.6 0 18 2 40 0 0 0
2005 SF 10 8 0.8 11 1.4 1.1 0 9 2 25 0 0 0
2004 SF 14 2 0.1 5 2.5 0.4 0 7 0 -- 0 0 0
2003 SF 8 2 0.3 14 7 1.8 0 9 0 -- 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 113 22 441 20 40 0 10 1 0 0
2011 PIT 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 15 3 68 22.7 26 0 2 0 0 0
2008 SF 9 1 28 28 28 0 1 0 0 0
2007 SF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 SF 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SF 14 13 257 19.8 40 0 5 1 0 0
2003 SF 8 5 88 17.6 21 0 2 0 0 0
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 113 64 446 7 71 1 3 2 39 10
2011 PIT 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 15 21 61 2.9 18 0 0 0 10 6
2008 SF 9 6 29 4.8 19 0 0 0 2 1
2007 SF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SF 16 6 90 15 60 0 1 1 7 1
2005 SF 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SF 14 31 266 8.6 71 1 2 1 20 2
2003 SF 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 113 3 2 66.7 0 27 9 0.2 0 -- 0 -- 24 1 0 0 0 95.1
2011 PIT 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SF 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SF 16 1 0 -- 0.1 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2005 SF 10 2 2 100 0.2 27 13.5 2.7 0 -- 0 -- 24 1 0 0 0 118.8
2004 SF 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 SF 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 113 46 40 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 PIT 10 4 2 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 15 9 7 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 15 9 9 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SF 9 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SF 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 SF 16 3 2 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 SF 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 SF 14 13 12 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 SF 8 5 5 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 113 15 6 1 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
2011 PIT 10 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SF 15 6 2 1 2 -- 0 -- -- 1 0 0
2008 SF 9 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2007 SF 16 3 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 1 0 0
2006 SF 16 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2005 SF 10 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2004 SF 14 2 0 0 3 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2003 SF 8 -- -- 0 -- 2 -- 0 -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO (113-38/4-0): Signed a three-year contract with the Steelers on March 8, 2010…has 178 career receptions for 2,150 yards and 11 touchdowns…has 52 career special teams tackles…originally drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round (197th overall) in the 2003 NFL Draft.

PRO (113-38/4-0): Signed a three-year contract with the Steelers on March 8, 2010…has 178 career receptions for 2,150 yards and 11 touchdowns…has 52 career special teams tackles…originally drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round (197th overall) in the 2003 NFL Draft.

2011 (10-0/1-0): 9/11 at Baltimore: Saw action on special teams and at WR…9/18 vs. Seattle: Saw action on special teams, recording one special teams tackle…9/25 at Indianapolis: Saw action on special teams…10/2 at Houston: Saw action on special teams…10/9 vs. Tennessee: Saw action on special teams in his 20th career game as a Steeler…10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Saw action on special teams…had one special teams tackle...10/23 at Arizona: Saw action on special teams in his 110th career game…10/30/11 vs. New England: Saw action on special teams…had two special teams tackles…11/6/11 vs. Baltimore: Saw action on special teams…left the game in the second quarter with a hamstring injury and did not return…11/13 at Cincinnati: Was inactive due to a hamstring injury…11/27 at Kansas City: Was inactive due to a hamstring injury…12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Was inactive due to a hamstring injury…12/8 vs. Cleveland: Was inactive due to a hamstring injury…12/19 at San Francisco: Dressed but did not see any action…12/24 vs. St. Louis: Saw action on special teams…1/1 at Cleveland: Was inactive…AFC Wild Card 1/8 at Denver: Saw action on special teams.

2010 (15-0/3-0): Played in 15 regular-season games, seeing action on special teams and occasionally at WR…missed one game due to a shoulder injury…finished the regular season with 15 special teams tackles, which tied him for fourth on the team…saw action on special teams for all three postseason contests, tallying four special teams tackles…9/12 vs. Atlanta:  Made his Steelers’ debut seeing action on special teams…did not catch a pass...9/19 at Tennessee: Played in his second game of the season seeing action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…9/26 at Tampa Bay: Played in his third consecutive game seeing action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…10/3 vs. Baltimore: Saw action on special teams and at wide receiver…had one special teams tackle…10/17 vs. Cleveland: Saw action on special teams…10/24 at Miami: Saw action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…10/31 at New Orleans: Played in his 95th career game, seeing action on special teams…11/8 at Cincinnati: Saw action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…11/14 vs. New England: Saw action on special teams and at wide receiver…had one special teams tackle…11/21 vs. Oakland: Saw action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…11/28 at Buffalo: Played in 99th career game, seeing action on special teams…12/5 at Baltimore: Played in his 100th career game, seeing action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…12/12 vs. Cincinnati: Saw action on special teams…had two special teams tackles…12/19 vs. N.Y. Jets: Saw action on special teams…had one special teams tackle…12/23 vs. Carolina: Was inactive due to a shoulder injury…1/2 at Cleveland: Saw action on special teams…had three special teams tackles…AFC Divisional Game 1/15 vs. Baltimore: Saw action on special teams in his first career postseason game…had one special teams tackle…AFC Championship Game 1/23 vs. N.Y. Jets: Saw action on special teams…had three special teams tackles…Super Bowl XLV 2/6 vs. Green Bay: Saw action on special teams and at WR.

2009 (15-0): Continued to be one of the 49ers’ most dynamic players…had five receptions for 40 yards, returned three kickoffs for 68 yards and 21 punt returns for 61 yards…also had 12 special teams tackles…9/13 at Arizona: Had a season-high two catches for a season-high 22 yards…9/20 vs. Seattle: Had one catch for one yard…9/27 at Minnesota: Had zero receptions…10/4 vs. St. Louis: Had one catch for eight yards…returned three punts for three yards…10/11 vs. Atlanta: Had one reception for nine yards…returned one punt for two yards…10/25 at Houston: Had zero receptions…returned one punt for zero yards…11/1 at Indianapolis: Had zero receptions…11/8 vs. Tennessee: Had zero receptions…11/12 vs. Chicago: Had zero receptions…returned two kickoffs for 50 yards…11/22 at Green Bay: Had zero receptions…returned one kickoff for 18 yards…11/29 vs. Jacksonville: Was Inactive…12/6 at Seattle: Had zero receptions…returned five punts for minus three yards…12/14 vs. Arizona: Had zero catches…returned three punts for nine yards…12/20 at Philadelphia: Had zero receptions…returned two punts for minus one yard…12/27 vs. Detroit: Had zero catches…returned one punt for 10 yards…1/3 at St. Louis: Had zero receptions…returned five punts for a season-high 41 yards, including a season-best 18 yards return.

2008 (9-0): Played in nine games…was inactive for the final four games of the season…had 24 receptions for 318 yards…had first career 100-yard receiving game at New Orleans in Week 4 (9/28)…placed on Reserve/Injured List on December 13, 2008 with a foot injury…9/7 vs. Arizona: Had one catch for 16 yards…9/14 at Seattle: Had four catches for 44 yards…9/21 vs. Detroit: Had three catches for 22 yards…9/28 at New Orleans: Had his first 100-yard receiving game of his career…finished the game with seven catches for 120 yards…10/5 vs. New England: Had one catch for 9 yards…10/12 vs. Philadelphia: Had three catches for 39 yards…10/19 at New York Giants: Had two catches for 42 yards…10/26 vs. Seattle: Had three catches for 26 yards…11/10 at Arizona: Was inactive…11/16 vs. St. Louis: Was inactive…11/23 at Dallas: Was inactive…11/30 at Buffalo: Was inactive…12/7 vs. New York Jets: Dressed but did not have any receptions...12/13: Placed on Reserve/Injured List.

2007 (16-15): Played in all 16 games starting 15 of them…had 50 catches for a team-high 600 yards…set a career high in TD receptions (5) and total TDs (6)…scored his first career rushing TD in the season opener against Arizona (9/10)…caught a 57-yard TD at Arizona in Week 11, which was the 49ers’ longest play from scrimmage in 2007…9/10 vs. Arizona: Had five catches for 60 yards…scored his first career rushing TD with a one-yard end around in the fourth quarter…9/16 at St. Louis: Had two catches for 17 yards…9/23 at Pittsburgh: Had two catches for 27 yards…9/30 vs. Seattle: Had three catches for 19 yards…10/7 vs. Baltimore: Had three catches for 36 yards including a 21-yard TD reception…10/21 at New York Giants: Had a season-high six catches for 57 yards including a 17-yard TD reception…10/28 vs. New Orleans: Had three catches for 20 yards…11/4 at Atlanta: Had four catches for 35 yards…11/12 at Seattle: Had four catches for 78 yards…11/18 vs. St. Louis: Had six catches for a season-high 86 yards…11/25 at Arizona: Had one catch for a 57-yard touchdown pass…it was the longest play from scrimmage for the 49ers’ in the 2007 season…12/2 at Carolina: Had four catches for 51 yards including a 20-yard TD reception…12/9 vs. Minnesota: Had two catches for 13 yards including an eight-yard TD reception…12/15 vs. Cincinnati: Had two catches for 23 yards…12/23 vs. Tampa Bay: Had zero receptions…12/30 at Cleveland: Had three catches for 19 yards.

2006 (16-15): Ranked second on the team with career-highs in receptions (59) and receiving yards (686)…had three TD receptions…was the only receiver in the NFL with 40-or-more catches and zero dropped passes…caught two TDs against Oakland in Week 5 for his first career game with multi-TDs…9/10 at Arizona: Had two catches for 17 yards…9/17 vs. St. Louis: Had three catches for 78 yards…9/24 vs. Philadelphia: Had three catches for 28 yards…10/1 at Kansas City: Had three catches for 34 yards…10/8 vs. Oakland: Had four catches for 37 including a pair of TD receptions…had a multi-TD game for the first time in career…10/15 vs. San Diego: Had five catches for 39 yards…10/29 at Chicago: Had three catches for 35 yards…11/5 vs. Minnesota: Had one catch for 18 yards…11/12 at Detroit: Had six catches for 55 yards…11/19 vs. Seattle: Had five catches for 47 yards including a 23-yard TD reception…11/26 at St. Louis: Had three catches for 36 yards…12/3 at New Orleans: Had four receptions for 43 yards…12/10 vs. Green Bay: Had one catch for 11 yards…12/14 at Seattle: Had five catches for a season-high 97 yards…12/24 vs. Arizona: Had a season-high seven catches for 55 yards…12/30 at Denver: Had four catches for 56 yards.

2005 (10-8): Had 32 receptions for 363 yards and three TDs…had first career TD against St. Louis in Week 1…completed his first two career passes in Week 1…missed six games because of a knee injury…9/11 vs. St. Louis: Had five catches for 59 yards including a 21-yarder for his first career TD reception…9/18 at Philadelphia: Had four catches for 44 yards…9/25 vs. Dallas: Had six catches for 68 yards including a 15-yard TD reception…10/2 at Arizona: Was inactive…10/9 vs. Indianapolis: Played but had zero receptions…10/23 at Washington: Was inactive…10/30 vs. Tampa Bay: Was inactive…11/6 vs. New York Giants: Had two catches for 17 yards…11/13 at Chicago: Played but had zero receptions…11/20 at Seattle: Had one catch for 11 yards…11/27 at Tennessee: Had a season-high seven catches for 75 yards and a TD…12/4 vs. Arizona: Was inactive…12/11 at Seattle: Was inactive…12/18 at Jacksonville: Was inactive…12/24 at St. Louis: Had four catches for 37 yards…1/1 vs. Houston: Had three catches for 52 yards.

2004 (14-0): Played in 14 games…had eight catches for 143 yards…had career highs in punt returns (31), punt return yards (266), kickoff returns (13), kickoff return yards (257) and special teams tackles (16)…had a career long 71-yard punt return for touchdown against Arizona in Week 5 (10/10)…missed the final two weeks of the season with a thigh injury…9/12 vs. Atlanta: Had one catch for six yards…9/19 at New Orleans: Played but had zero receptions…9/26 at Seattle: Played but had zero receptions…10/3 vs. St. Louis: Played but had zero receptions…10/10 vs. Arizona: Had one catch for two yards…had a career-long 71-yard punt return for touchdown…10/17 at New York Jets: Had two catches for 87 yards…10/31 at Chicago: Had one catch for 20 yards…11/7 vs. Seattle: Had one catch for 12 yards…11/14 vs. Carolina: Played but had zero receptions…11/21 at Tampa Bay: Played but had zero receptions…11/28 vs. Miami: Had one catch for six yards…12/5 at St. Louis: Played but had zero receptions…12/12 at Arizona: Had one catch for 10 yards…12/18 vs. Washington: Played but had zero receptions…12/26 vs. Buffalo: Was inactive…1/2 at New England: Was inactive.

2003 (8-0): Played in eight games mainly on special teams…had eight tackles and two fumble recoveries…had five kickoff returns for 88 yards…had two rushing attempts for 14 yards…was inactive for five games…placed on Reserve/Injured List on 12/10…9/7 vs. Chicago: Was inactive…9/14 at St. Louis: Had one special teams tackle…9/21 vs. Cleveland: Had one special teams tackle…9/28 at Minnesota: Had one special teams tackle…10/5 vs. Detroit: Had one special teams tackle…10/12 at Seattle: Had one special teams tackle…10/19 vs. Tampa Bay: Had one special teams tackle…10/26 at Arizona: Had one special teams tackle…11/2 vs. St. Louis: Was inactive…11/17 vs. Pittsburgh: Had one special teams tackle…11/23 at Green Bay: Was inactive…11/30 at Baltimore: Was inactive…12/7 vs. Arizona: Was inactive…12/10: Placed on Reserve/Injured List.

COLLEGE: Had 53 catches for 742 yards and five touchdowns for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish…had 62 carries for 314 yards and one touchdown…was an All-American honorable mention and first-team All-Independent selection by the NFL Draft Report following senior season at Notre Dame…saw time at QB and completed 30 of 69 passes for 438 yards and two TDs.

PERSONAL: Prepped at C.E. Byrd (LA) High School…finished with 5,137 total yards and rushed for 49 career touchdowns…threw for 28 touchdowns…scored on a kickoff return…Parade all-American and was rated 39th-best player nationally by the Sporting News and 52nd-best player by the Chicago Sun-Times…a USA Today honorable mention all-America and third-team all-South QB by Fox Sports South…his father, Ron, played football at North Texas and then as a tight end for two seasons with the St. Louis Rams…posted academic honors while maintaining a 3.2 grade point average at Notre Dame…majored in sociology and computer applications…born in Dallas, TX...Full name: Arnaz Jerome Battle.

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