|Date of birth||June 2, 1965|
|Place of birth||Reidsville, North Carolina|
|Career highlights and awards|
John R. Settle (born June 2, 1965 in Reidsville, North Carolina), is currently the running backs coach for the Wisconsin Badgers. He is also a former professional American football player. A 5'9", 207-lb. undrafted running back from Appalachian State University, Settle attended Rockingham County High School and played for the Atlanta Falcons from 1987 to 1990. During the 1988 NFL season, he was selected to the 1988 Pro Bowl after rushing for a career high 1,024 yards and 7 touchdowns. He was the first undrafted running back in NFL history to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season.
- 1983: 135 carries for 613 yards with 4 TD
- 1984: 185 carries for 795 yards with 5 TD
- 1985: 254 carries for 1,340 yards with 14 TD
- 1986: 317 carries for 1,661 yards with 20 TD
Settle is the running backs coach for the University of Wisconsin. While at Appalachian State, Settle was a founding member of the Pi Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
- 1994 Appalachian State University (RB)
- 1995 Cleveland Browns (OA)
- 1996-1997 Baltimore Ravens (OA)
- 1998-2005 Fresno State University (RB) - Some of the players he coached included: Jaime Kimbrough, Paris Gaines, Derrick Ward, Rodney Davis, Dwayne Wright, Bryson Sumlin, and Wendell Mathis.
- 2006-2010 University of Wisconsin (RB) - Some of the players he coached included: P.J. Hill (2009-undrafted), John Clay (2011-undrafted), Montee Ball (2013-2nd rd), James White (2014-4th rd) 
- 2011-2012 Carolina Panthers (RB) - Some of the players he coached included: D'Angelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Mike Tolbert
- 2013 Cleveland Browns (RB) - Some of the players he coached included: Willis McGahee, Chris Ogbonnaya, Trent Richardson
- 2014 University of Pittsburgh (RB) - Some of the players he coached included: James Conner 
- 2015 University of Wisconsin (RB)