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Why Marques Colston Chose a Small School Over Playing in The Big 12 (And What You Can Learn From It)

Shortly before National Signing Day in 2001, Marques Colston had a decision to make. An All-Conference receiver at Susquehanna Township High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Colston had shown enough promise that two college programs deemed him worthy of a scholarship offer. One of them was the University of Missouri, which plays its home games in a 70,000-seat stadium and...
Via Stack
April 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Never Drop Another Pass With This Receiving Trick From Former NFL WR Marques Colston

Marques Colston knows how to catch the football. The retired receiver hauled in 711 receptions during his 10 years in the NFL. According to Fantasy Index, during the 2013 season, Colston dropped just 0.9% of the catchable balls thrown his way, the second-best mark among qualified receivers. STACK recently spoke with Colston, who shared one of his favorite secrets for building...
Via Stack
April 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Super Bowl Champion WR Marques Colston Shares His Secret for Getting Open

Over his 10-year NFL career, Marques Colston made his living by getting open. The former New Orleans Saints wide receiver had six seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards and 70 receptions. Not bad for a seventh-round pick out of Hofstra University. Though Colston never had burning speed, he was able to consistently fool defenders with his precise route-running technique. ...
Via Stack
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Saints release Marques Colston

Marques Colston’s 10-year run with the New Orleans Saints has come to an end. The team announced on Monday that Colston has been released. It’s worth noting that the move was made with a designation of “failed physical,” which could make it difficult for Colston to find work with another team. Colston was once arguably Drew Brees’ favorite target, but his production has...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Saints receiver sorry for signing autographs as Marques Colston

By Jason Rowan New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandon Coleman took to social media earlier this week to apologize for dressing up as teammate Marques Colston during training camp and signing autographs for fans. Coleman, a second-year wideout who signed as a free agent with the Saints in May 2014, donned the helmet and jersey of his veteran teammate and proceeded to fraternize...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Descending Players: #1 Marques Colston

For this series I’ll be listing 5 players on the Saints roster that are on the downward slope of their careers. This is not to say that they are no longer assets to the team, or that they won’t contribute significantly this year. Rather these players are past their prime and successors will need to be addressed after the season if they’re not already in house. I’ll be ranking...
Via The Saints Nation
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Marques Colston restructures contract, will remain with Saints

By Rachel Wold NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport is reporting that the New Orleans Saints have restructured wide receiver Marques Colston’s contract. This move enables him to remain with the team for a 10th season. The Saints, who are approximately $15.8 million over the salary cap, needed to make some quick adjustments prior to the start of free agency on Tuesday. Before hearing...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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