Harris LaChance
Offensive Line 76
310 lbs.
Last School
Herriman High School
Roster Years

BYU Highlights

An offensive lineman from 2018-2022, LaChance appeared in 45 games for the Cougars with 17 career starts. Starting 12 games in 2022, LaChance helped the BYU offense tie for 10th nationally in sacks allowed (13) and rank 36th in the country in yards per game (426.0).


  • Major: History, graduated in April 2022
  • Missionary Service: Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nashville, Tennessee (2015-17)
  • First in his immediate and extended family to serve a mission and graduate with a college degree.
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Parents are Mindy McDermaid and Larry LaChance
  • Has two siblings  
  • Married to Grace since 2020. Their son, Harvey, was born in February 2022
  • Plays the electric guitar and enjoys longboarding

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Herriman High School
  • Named all-region and all-state in 2014
  • Helped Herriman to region titles in 2013 and 2014
  • Played on both the offensive and defensive lines at Herriman High School 
  • Posted 60 tackles, five tackles for loss and four sacks in 2014  
  • 2014 Deseret News All-State honorable mention
  • Also played basketball and rugby in high school, lettering in both in addition to lettering in football
  • Attended the All-Poly Camp  
  • Coached by Dustin Pearce 
  • Also recruited by TCU, Wisconsin, Utah, Utah State and Washington
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • Played in all 13 games, mostly on special teams
  • Helped the BYU offense line rank No. 8 in the nation for the fewest sacks allowed (12 sacks in 12 games) while only allowing two pressures on 293 pass-blocking regular-season snaps. 
  • Contributed to the BYU offense ranking No. 4 in scoring (43.5), No. 7 in total offense (522.2), and No. 8 passing offense (322.1), while also adding 190.1 yards rushing per game in 2020.
Sophmore Year 2021

  • Had injuries throughout the season, yet played in and started four games (vs. Arizona, vs. No. 21 Utah, vs. No. 19 Arizona State, vs. UAB).
Junior Year 2022

  • Played in and started 12 games
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Played in four games
Medical Redshirt Year

Sophomore 2020

  • Played in 11 games
  • Harris LaChance and Joe Tukuafu in blocking drill at BYU's 2023 NFL Pro Day

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