Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Feb. 4, 2014.
2014: Batiste was activated off the one-game injured list in Week 3 to make the first of 16 starts at right tackle against Ottawa. He started at left guard in the West Semi-Final against Saskatchewan and the West Final against Calgary.
Pro: Batiste played one season with the AFL2's Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings and spent time with several NFL teams. During his NFL career, he played in 37 games and made 14 starts. Batiste briefly signed with the Eskimos in 2006.
College: A four-year letterman at Louisiana-Lafayette (2000-04), Batiste was a second-team All-Sun Belt selection his senior season.
Personal: Batiste was a criminal justice major in college. He worked as a sheriff’s deputy in Lafayette, LA, including during Hurricane Katrina.