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Marques Colston
New Orleans SaintsNo. 12
Wide receiver
Date of Birth: June 5 1983 (1983-06-05) (age 36)
Place of Birth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
National Football League debut
2006 for the New Orleans Saints
Career Highlights and Awards
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (October 2006)
  • Super Bowl champion (XLIV)
  • NFL record for most receptions in a player's first two seasons (168)
Career History
College: Hofstra
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 252
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Marques Colston (born June 5, 1983) is an American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. He was selected in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft as a supplemental compensatory pick. Following the trade of receiver Donté Stallworth, Colston was inserted into the starting lineup for week 1 of the season, becoming one of the few seventh round picks ever to start week 1 for their team. He played college football at Hofstra University. He is nicknamed 'The Quiet Storm' due to his reserved demeanor and exceptional talent. Colston most recently has been rated #53 on the list of Top 100 NFL players of 2011.

Colston is one of the part-owners of his hometown Harrisburg Stampede of the Southern Indoor Football League.

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