Steelers 7th Round Pick Talks Incredible Life Journey

PITTSBURGH (Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN) — New Steelers Running Back Baron Batch joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93-7 The FAN to share his stunning life story which has ended up with him being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Batch said when it got late in the draft and he had yet to be selected, he got to the conclusion that if he got called by a team he’d be thrilled, but at the same time, was thinking he would sign as a free agent after the draft and get his career started that way.

On top of being drafted into the NFL, Baron had already achieved a number of things off the field including making a trip to Haiti in which he helped raise money for the disaster victims there.

Baron also writes for his local paper and had an interesting story about a man who read one of his articles and credited him with saving his life.

We wrapped things up with Baron as he told us about a number of obstacles he had to get through in his life to get him to this point, and he talked about those challenges and how they have helped shape him into the person he is today.

  • jp

    Love to have him as a steeler. Sounds like agreat human being!

  • OSN

    here we go with these ignorant waste of sperms. internet blog gangsters. anyways that is a great story

  • Bob

    BFD. Poorly written article.

  • amy

    Great story. I agree that it was poorly written though. Would have liked to have a little more detail into the story, but liked it nontheless

  • joey b.

    how adorable, sniff, sniff, sigh….gag me

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  • M. Conrad

    You Steelers fans are a very lucky bunch. He has been thru more than you can imagine. He is a great Christian man. If he does not make your team, then it will be fine with him. (and I since I am a big Cowboys fan) Does not matter. His ripples cross rivalries. People from Aggieland compliment him and the person he is. (This is like a Cowboy complimenting you guys, if that puts in perspective) He is not a “gangster”. He is a child of God and he shows it constantly.
    You guys are very lucky to have him try out for the Steelers. He will touch people/players while he is there no matter how long or short his stay is going to be.
    Gun’s Up Baron Batch! You will be missed as a Red Raider, but never forgotten.

  • Paul Graham

    I loved having the Steelers and fans in Fort Worth for the Super Bowl.
    You guys will love Baron. good speed, great hands, and he will give you all he has.
    He’ll be a great teammate.

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