ESPN: Charlie Batch Executed the Perfect Backup Plan

This week, ESPN’s “The Undefeated” featured Charlie Batch in its series on black quarterbacks. The article details Charlie’s football career, from his early days in youth leagues to his days at Eastern Michigan University to his years in the NFL with the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The article quotes Charlie saying, “I  wear my years in Pittsburgh with pride. … It was either you played football or you watched everybody else playing. I wanted to play. Especially growing up in Steeler country.”

Read the full article on the ESPN “The Undefeated” website. 

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