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Nick Franzese


Basking Ridge, N.J.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185



Nick  Franzese


Monmouth Tops Leopards in Garrett's Debut

Mrazek reels in nine balls for 80 yards and a touchdown


Football Program Honors Seniors at Annual Banquet

Dylan Wadsworth Named Team MVP


Bucknell Fourth Quarter TD's Stop Leopards

Lafayette hosts Georgetown in week nine


Army Running Game Too Strong For Leopards

Lafayette returns to Patriot League play at Bucknell


15/19 Wildcats Face Leopards on Family Weekend

Game notes vs. Villanova


Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos from Lafayette football vs. Colgate (11/11/17)


Lafayette vs. Villanova

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Sacred Heart

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette at Monmouth

Photos by Rick Smith.


Football in the Classroom

Photos By: Nicole Palmasano

2016: Played in 10 games with a start at No. 7 Villanova (9/16)...finished season with 12 catches for 68 yards and a touchdown, managing catches in five games...TD grab came in season opener at Monmouth (9/2)...most productive outing of season saw him catch four balls for 31 yards vs. Colgate.

2016: Played in 10 games with starts against Central Connecticut State and Delaware in the first two games of the season...named the team's most improved player on offense...had multiple catches in five games and at least one reception in every contest...finished with 17 catches for 220 yards and a touchdown...made a 19-yard touchdown grab at Princeton (9/17)...had three receptions for 51 yards at Army (10/15).

2015: Played in eight games, starting against Bucknell (10/31)...totaled 56 receiving yards on eight catches for the season.

2014: Played in 11 games, seeing time at wide receiver and on special teams...made only catch of the season, an 18-yard grab, vs. Robert Morris (9/13) in the second week of the season...returned kicks early in the season, a 36-yard run at William and Mary (9/20) and two more vs. Wagner (9/27).

AT RIDGE: Three-year starter at receiver and defensive back who garnered Courier News All-Area, All-Mid State 38 Conference First-Team honors, Star Ledger All-County First-Team and All-State Group IV laurels...earned MSG Varsity All-New Jersey Honorable Mention status in 2013...had 62 rushes, 39 receptions for 1,698 total yards and 12 touchdowns...secured All-Mid State 38 Conference First-Team honors, Star Ledger All-Somerset County Second-Team honors and Courier News All-Area Second-Team recognition as a junior...two-sport athlete who also participated in baseball...honor roll student who was the recipient of the School-Wide Character Award and Athletic/Academic Award.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Anne Franzese...has an older brother, Neil '14, who was a member of the Lafayette track and field team...born 2/26/96.