Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – New Orleans Saints wide receiver
Marques Colston is letting his Soul glow.
The nine-year NFL veteran was added to the Arena Football League’s
Philadelphia Soul ownership group on Thursday.
“Adding Marques only elevates our already strong ownership group and
organization,” said Soul Co-Majority Owner and NFL analyst, Ron Jaworski. “He
clearly has a vision of ‘life after football’ and is serious about his
involvement with the business side of sports. Marques is a champion on the
field and shares our core values and drive to be the best on and off the
It was not announced how much Colston paid to become part of the ownership
group or if another agreement was reached. He joins the existing ownership
group which consists of Craig Spencer, Jaworski, Pete Ciarrocchi, Cosmo
DeNicola and Marty Judge.
“I’m excited to join not only a great group of men that I am now proud call my
new business partners, but also an organization that is committed to
excellence,” said Colston. “The Arena Football League is an amazing product
with top notch football talent. I look forward to working with my partners,
our players, the staff, our corporate partners, the season ticket holders and
fans to continue to make the Soul the premier organization in the league.”
Colston, who currently resides in Medford, NJ, is the Saints’ all-time
franchise leader in receiving yards (8,522), yards from scrimmage (8,529),
receiving touchdowns (64), total touchdowns (64), and total receptions (619).
Colston is also the majority owner, president and general manager of his
hometown Harrisburg Stampede, currently of the Professional Indoor Football
League (PIFL). He is intimately involved with managing both business and
football operations for the team.