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Who is Chase Fourcade? Nicholls State QB nephew of John Fourcade, former Ole Miss quarterback

He is not the son of former Ole Miss quarterback John Fourcade, but he is the son of a former Rebel football player.

Chase Fourcade, the freshman quarterback for Nicholls, a division 1 football university in Louisiana, is the son of Keith Fourcade, who played linebacker for Ole Miss in the early 1980s. Chase Fourcade is 6-foot, 190-pounds.

Chase Fourcade’s uncle is John Fourcade, the former Ole Miss quarterback and New Orleans Saints quarterback. Chase played high school football at Archbishop Rummel in Metairie, Louisiana.

Here’s Chase Fourcade’s resume from Nicholls: Three-year starter for the Raiders… his class went 46-6 and claimed two Division I state titles… received Class 5A All-State and New Orleans All-Metro honorable mention as a senior… named 2015 Clarion-Herald Player of the Year… directed Rummel to the state semifinals in 2014 and finished the year 11-1…. named to the NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune All-District 9-5A squad as a junior in 2014 as an athlete… as a junior completed 61 percent of his passes for 1,652 yards and 14 touchdowns…  also rushed for 513 yards and 13 touchdowns as the Raiders reached the Division I semifinals…  guided team to a Division I state championship in 2013… also played baseball, being named All-State honorable mention and first-team catcher on The New Orleans Advocate’s All-Metro Team… rated as a 2-star dual threat quarterback by Rivals.com.

Personal: Born Dec. 17, 1997… son of Keith and Jill Fourcade… has an older brother, Taylor… his father, Keith , and uncle, John Fourcade, both played at Ole’ Miss and with the New Orleans Saints… majoring in business administration.