Made a successful move to the tight end position in 2007 after playing at running back his first two years at Rose Hill... will battle for the starting spot this fall... also appeared on special teams in 2007... was the starting fullback in 2006... brings size and strength to the tight end position... saw limited playing time as a freshman.
2007: Appeared in eleven games as a junior, starting one... caught four passes for 39 yards (9.8 yards/catch)... recorded one reception for 24 yards against Albany... had one catch for eight yards in the NCAA FCS playoff game at Massachusetts... also made two tackles on special teams.
2006: Appeared in all eleven games at fullback as a sophomore, starting nine... carried once for five yards... caught two passes for seven yards... rushed for five yards and caught a nine-yard pass against Columbia.
2005: Appeared in one game as a freshman (Lehigh).
Before Fordham: A graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick, R.I.... attended Loomis Chaffee Prep school for a year prior to enrolling at Fordham... lettered in football for four years at Hendricken and one year at Loomis Chaffee... served as a team captain as a senior at Hendricken and at Loomis Chaffee... named All-State as a senior... also named All-City and All-Division as a junior and a senior... Rhode Island All-Star Team captain in 2004... team MVP in 2003... member of the Rhode Island honor society.
Personal: Born July 18, 1986... son of Melisssa Lavallee and Robert Marchand... has an older brother (Edward), a younger brother (Kevin) and a younger sister (Isabel)... majoring in History.