Marques Colston

Marques Colston

About Marques Colston

Marques Colston (born June 5, 1983) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. He was drafted by the Saints in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hofstra. Colston holds the NFL record for most receptions in a player's first two seasons with 168. He helped the Saints achieve victory in Super Bowl XLIV with 7 receptions for 83 yards. Colston is the Saints all-time franchise leader in receiving touchdowns. Colston's father, James, played briefly in the Canadian Football League: Marques began playing football at a very young age. James Colston died when Marques was 14. Colston attended Susquehanna Township High School, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and was a letterman in football and track. In football, he won All-Conference honors as a wide receiver/defensive end.