A hard-nosed fourth-year player ... valuable reserve fullback.
As a Sophomore (2009): Did not see game action as a reserve fullback ... missed the spring while recovering from off-season knee surgery ... was cleared for full contact in Sept.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008): Did not see game action ... injured his right knee during a Sept. practice and missed the rest of the season.
As a Freshman (2007): Redshirted ... named scout team offensive player of the week leading up to the Clemson (10/27) and Boston College (11/10) games.
At Brooklyn Technical High School: A versatile player who saw action at tight end, defensive end, punter and place-kicker ... earned All-New York City and all-district honors as a senior ... named team MVP and school's athlete of the year during his final season ... awarded three varsity letters ... also played basketball and baseball ... also considered Connecticut, Harvard, Dartmouth and Columbia ... coached by James DiBenedetto.
Personal: Parents are Peter Lariviere and Prynn Kaplan ... earned All-Academic honors while in high school ... also enjoys music and poetry ... a government and politics major.