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Jordan Battle has his rookie number for Cincinnati Bengals

Jordan Battle (No. 9) Alabama pressuring Ian Book of Notre Dame
Tim Heitman - USA Today Sports

He wore No. 9 during his tenure at the University of Alabama, but Jordan Battle is now in the National Football League.

As a third-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals, the South Florida native has a new number.

*Photo of Jordan Battle holding No. 27 comes via the Bengals’ Twitter account

He is wearing No. 27, according to a release from the Bengals. Battle got selected at No. 95 overall and has signed his rookie contract. He came to the Crimson Tide as a four-star safety in the 2019 recruiting class. Battle helped the Crimson Tide to a College Football Playoff National Championship in 2020 and two Southeastern Conference titles in 2020 and 2021.

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He finished his career with six interceptions. 

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

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