|New Orleans Saints — No. 12|
|Date of Birth: June 5 1983|
|Place of Birth: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
|National Football League debut|
|2006 for the New Orleans Saints|
|Career Highlights and Awards|
|NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 252|
|Career stats to date|
|Stats at NFL.com|
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.