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

Published 12:20 pm Saturday, September 10, 2016

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.

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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.