Net Worth: $6 Million
- Source of Wealth Sports, Football, NFL, Business
- Birth Place Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
- Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
- Marital Status undisclosed marriage
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth June 5, 1983
- Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
- Occupation Professional Football Wide Receiver and Businessman
About Marques Colston
Marques Colston is an American professional football player with an estimated net worth of $6 million. He earned his net worth as a wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. Born on June 5, 1983 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, he began playing football at a very young age. His great influence was his father who played briefly in the Canadian Football League. He attended Susquehanna Township High School and graduated in June 2011. He was a letterman in football and track. He won All-Conference honors as a wide receiver/defensive end. He qualified for the 2001 Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the javelin with a throw of 187 feet (57 m), 10 inches.
Colston received a scholarship to the Division I-A Missouri. However, he turned it down in favour of Division I-A Hofstra. During his four seasons at Hofstra, he appeared in 40 games with 37 starts. He recorded 182 catches for a school-record 2,834 yards and 18 touchdowns. He was named to the All-Atlantic 10 first team after making a career-high 70 receptions for 976 yards (13.9 avg.) and five touchdowns. He had 14 receptions for 335 yards (23.9 avg.) and three touchdowns as a freshman. He made 47 grabs for 614 yards (13.06 avg.) and three scores in 2002. He led the team with 51 receptions for 910 yards (17.8 avg.) and seven touchdowns as a junior in 2003. In the 2004 season, he was redshirted due to a shoulder injury.
Marques Colston was drafted by the Saints in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He holds the NFL records for most receptions in a player’s first two seasons with 168. He helped the Saints to achieve victory in Super Bowl XLIV with seven receptions for 83 yards. He is the Saints’ all-time franchise leader in receiving touchdowns and in total touchdowns. He is also one of the part-owners of his hometown Harrisburg Stampede of the American Indoor Football.