The Stade Toulousain youngster has six caps and last played for Les Bleus during the November Tests in 2001.
The other change to the squad on duty for the 15-12 defeat by Ireland is the return of Bourgoin prop Olivier Milloud for Christian Califano.
Captain Fabien Galthie is still sidelined after missing the Ireland clash with a shoulder injury.
The starting line-up will be announced by coach Bernard Laporte and team manager Jo Maso on March 19.
Squad: J-J Crenca (Agen), S Marconnet (Stade FranÃƒÂ§ais), O Milloud (Bourgoin), R Ibanez (Castres), J-B Rue (Agen), F Pelous (Stade Toulousain), O Brouzet (Montferrand), D Auradou (Stade FranÃƒÂ§ais), S Betsen (Biarritz), O Magne (Montferrand), S Chabal (Bourgoin), I Harinordoquy (Pau); D Yachvili (Biarritz), M Barrau (Agen), G Merceron (Montferrand), F Michalak (Stade Toulousain), D Traille (Pau), X Garbajosa (Stade Toulousain), T Castaignede (Saracens), V Clerc (Stade Toulousain), A Rougerie (Montferrand), C Poitrenaud (Stade Toulousain)