33 Colin Markus
33 - Colin Markus
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Fr
Hometown: Monroe, Conn.
High School: Masuk
Position: TB
Major: Criminal Justice

Career Highs Totals Opponent
Rushing Attempts
4 2x, last 10/18/12 vs Univ. of New Haven
Rushing Yards 67 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Rushing TD 1 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Longest Rush 42 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Receptions 3 11/3/12 at Pace
Rec. Yards 78 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Rec. TD 1 11/3/12 at Pace
Longest Rec. 60 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
All-Purpose Yards 145 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Points 6 11/3/12 at Pace

2012: Appeared in all ten games. Made the most of his ten rush attempts, finishing with 92 yards and a touchdown, averaging 9.2 yards per carry. Also caught six passed for 99 yards and a touchdown, averaging 16.5 yards per reception. Finished the season with 191 all-purpose yards. His 92 rushing yards and 99 receiving yards all came in his eight NE-10 games played. Posted 79 yards and a touchdown on eight carries (9.9 yds/rush) and caught two passes for 78 yards (39.0/rec) in six home games. Caught four passes for 21 yards and a touchdown to go with 13 yards on two carries in four road games. Had 70 yards on five carries (14.0/rush) and a touchdown as well as five receptions for 97 yards (19.4/rec) and a score in the Skyhawks five wins. Made his collegiate debut against #25 Bloomsburg (8/31). Had his first collegiate rush with a ten yard scamper at American International (10/5). Posted a season-high 145 all-purpose yards in win over Merrimack (10/13) as he rushed the ball a season-high four times for a season-best 67 yards, including the longest rush of the season for the team for a 42-yard touchdown, while catching two passes for a season-high 78 yards, with a 60-yard reception that also marked the team's longest of the season. Matched his season-high with four carries in nationally-televised matchup with #3 New Haven (10/18) for 12 yards. Posted a season-high three receptions for 19 yards and a touchdown while also running the ball once for three yards in win at Pace (11/3). Named NE-10 Rookie of the Week once (10/15).

High School: 2012 graduate of Masuk High School. Four year letterwinner for coach John Murphy, serving as captain his senior season. Was part of a Panthers program that posted a 44-4 record and captured two State Championships over his four year career. Earned Connecticut Post All-Scholastic and All-State honors as a junior and senior. Was a three-time All-League selection and named MVP of the Southwest Conference Championship game his senior year. Holds school record with over 4,000 yards rushing over his career as well as over 5,000 yards of total offense. Scored 72 career touchdowns. Also lettered in lacrosse, track and field and tennis.

Personal: Born February 20, 1994, in Bridgeport, Conn. Son of Joe and Patricia Markus of Monroe, Conn. Has a sister, Megan (22), and brother, Ryan (21). Majoring in criminal justice. Chose Stonehill because of its campus and academics. Supports the Washington Redskins. Lists Sean Taylor as a favorite athlete. 

Year G Rush Yds TD Long Yds/Carry Yds/Gm Rec. Yds TD Long Yds/Rec Yds/Gm All-Purpose
2012 10 10 92
9.2 9.2
6 99 1 60 16.5


Totals 10 10 92 1 42 9.2 9.2 6 99 1 60 16.5 9.9 191