Marques Colston was a professional American Football player who later transitioned into becoming a team owner. While he was a player, he won the Super Bowl XLIV in 2009. He played the entirety of his professional career with the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League (NFL).
Player Profile, High School, and College Career
Marques E. Colston was born on June 5, 1983, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. He stands 193 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 102 kg. He played a wide receiver.
He attended Susquehanna Township High School in his hometown. While in high school, he also played Track & Field. Later, he played college football for Hofstra University.
Colston was drafted into the NFL in 2006 and was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the 7th round of the draft. He stayed with them through to 2015 and in 2006, he was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.
In 2009, he helped the team win Super Bowl XLIV against the Indianapolis Colts.
He has not played professionally after 2015 and he only acknowledged his retirement in 2020. Alongside his playing career, he also owned and was the president of the Harrisburg Stampede, a professional indoor football team from his hometown.
He also was a minority owner for the Philadelphia Soul, Atlantic City Blackjack, and the Albany Empire through 2019.
- 2009 - Super Bowl champion (XLIV)
- 2006 - PFWA All-Rookie Team
- New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
As an Administrator
- 2012–2014 - Harrisburg Stampede(Owner & President)
- 2015–2019 - Philadelphia Soul(Minority Owner)
- 2018–2019 - Albany Empire (MinorityOwner)
- 2019 - Atlantic City Blackjacks(Minority Owner)