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Marques Colston

Marques Colston


Position:Wide Receiver

Height: 6'4" Weight:225

Born:June 5, 1983 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Joined saints:2006

Years with Saints:2006-2015

Colston, 6-4, 225, was selected by New Orleans in the seventh round (252nd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Hofstra. The wide receiver played in 146 career games for the Saints with 106 starts and recorded 711 receptions for 9,759 yards (13.7 avg.) and 72 touchdown grabs. Colston is ranked first in club record books in catches, receiving yardage, receiving touchdowns, total touchdowns (72) and tied for first with 28 100-yard receiving performances. All 72 of Colston’s touchdowns were parts of connections with QB Drew Brees, making the duo the sixth-most prolific all-time in scoring pass plays. He’s ranked 45th all-time in NFL record books in receptions, 52nd in receiving yardage and is tied for 39th in receiving touchdowns. Off the field, Colston also excelled, supporting local children’s medical causes, Second Harvest Food Bank, Team Gleason and numerous other charitable causes.