Head Coach Joe Moorhead Runs Rams Through Paces
A look at the Rams' 2012 defensive backs and special teams
Offense scores nine touchdowns, Defense comes up with turnover on final drive
Offense scores, Defense Forces Turnovers
Punter Patrick Murray Named Preseason All-American
Photos from Fordham football spring practice on March 28, 2012
Slated to handle the placekicking duties in 2012... took over the starting placekicking chores after the second game of 2011... connected on seven field goals and all 15 of his PATs... a two-sport standout in high school.
2011: Appeared in nine games as a freshman for the Rams... connected on seven of 15 field goal attempts and all 15 of his extra point attempts... was a perfect 2-for-2 in field goals at Penn (34 and 36 yards)... also connected on a pair of field goals at Georgetown, including a season-best 41-yarder.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Xaverian High School in Manhattan where he was a member of the football and soccer squads... played football for head coach Joe DeSiena... played in the Empire State Challenge after his senior year in high school... recorded the highest touch back percentage in New York state as a senior... also a member of the soccer squad at Xaverian... led team in scoring (goals and assists) as a senior... served as team captain... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born April 13, 1993... son of Lucia and Anthony Marando... has an older brother, Anthony, and a younger sister, Doriana... a Political Science major.