Greg Battle

Inducted in 2007

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College Team: Arizona State University
Greg Battle, a graduate of Arizona State University, came to the Canadian Football League in 1987 where he joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

       During his two tenures in Winnpeg, the Blue Bombers appeared in the Grey Cup four times, winning twice. Battle was selected as the Top Defensive Player in the 1990 Grey Cup, a 50-11 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos.

       Battle signed with the Las Vegas Posse in 1994 and later that season was traded to the Ottawa Rough Riders. He joined the Memphis Mad Dogs the following season. In 1996, Battle went to the Montreal Alouettes. During the same season, he was released by Montreal and signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. In the 1997 season, he re-signed with Winnipeg.

       Battle played in 179 regular season games and 10 playoff games. His regular season statistics include 766 defensive tackles, 31 interceptions, 26 quarterback sacks and 26 fumble recoveries.


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College Team: Arizona State University



Playing Career
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1987 - 1993, 1997, 1998
Las Vegas Posse
1994
Ottawa Rough Riders
1994
Memphis Mad Dogs
1995
Saskatchewan Roughriders
1996

Awards/Honours

—All-Eastern Linebacker
1989 - 1991

—All-Canadian Linebacker
1990, 1991

—James P. McCaffrey Award
1989 - 1991

—CFL Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award
1990, 1991

—The Defensive Most Valuable Player in a Grey Cup Game
1990

—Grey Cup Participation
1988, 1990, 1992, 1993

—Grey Cup Winning Teams
1988, 1990


Class of 2007
—Greg Battle
—Darren Flutie
—Rocco Romano
—Pierre Vercheval
—Dave "Tuffy" Knight