A member of Mike Bloomgren's first recruiting class who signed during the early signing period.
Arlington Heights High School
Credited with 66 tackles in eight games as a senior for coach Phil Young for Arlington Heights as the Yellow Jackets advanced to the 5A D1 state playoffs... Earned All-District 7-5A honors as a defensive end and a junior... Compiled 119 tackles with seven sacks in his two years as a starter... Member of the National Honor Society and active in FCA and My Brother's Keeper.
Full name: Ja'Quez Battley... Born: February 3 at Fort Worth, Texas... Parents: James and Katrina Battley... (three brothers)... Rice major: Undeclared... Rice College: TBD