One of Valpo’s most prolific quarterbacks ever, David Macchi
owns nearly all of the Crusader passing records. Valpo’s career passing leader with 7,089
yards in just two seasons, Macchi led the Crusaders to the 2003 Pioneer
Football League championship.
Honorable Mention All-PFL pick that same season, he threw 59 career touchdown
passes for the Brown and Gold and was named a Division I-AA All-American in
2003. Macchi holds the school’s single
season passing marks as well, completing 238 passes for 3,763 yards in
2003. He also connected on 38 touchdowns
that same season.
Macchi went on to play professionally in the National
Football League Italy
where he led the Bergamo Lions to the 2005 Eurobowl. Macchi is now a fitness manager for Club One.