33 Colin Markus
33 Colin Markus
Height: 6-1
Weight: 205
Year: Jr
Hometown: Monroe, Conn.
High School: Masuk
Position: TB
Major: Criminal Justice
gp 9
yds 712
yds/g 79.1
td 5
Career Highs Totals Opponent
Rush Attempts
31 11/9/13 at Merrimack
Rushing Yards 203 10/26/13 vs LIU Post
Rushing TD 3 11/2/13 vs Pace
Longest Rush 64 10/19/13 at New Haven
Receptions 3 11/3/12 at Pace
Rec. Yards 78 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Rec. TD 1 2x, last 10/12/13 at Southern Conn. St.
Longest Rec. 60 10/13/12 vs Merrimack
Kick Returns 3 10/19/13 at New Haven
Kick Return Yards 83 10/19/13 at New Haven
Longest KO Return 53 10/19/13 at New Haven
All-Purpose Yards 255 10/19/13 at New Haven
Points 18 11/2/13 vs Pace
Tackles 1 2x, last 11/16/13 at American Int'l

2014:
All-Northeast-10 Conference first team

2013: Played ten games, starting four, at halfback. Led the team with 144 carries, 781 yards rushing, five touchdowns, 5.4 yards per attempt and 78.1 yards per game. Also caught five passes, including one for a touchdown and finished third on the team for scoring with 38 points. Returned five kickoffs for 142 yards (28.4 yards/return), including a long of 53 yards. Finished second on the team for total offense with 781 yards (78.1/gm) and 918 all-purpose yards (91.8/gm). Chipped in with two solo tackles. Posted four 100-plus yard games, including one 200+ yard rushing performace, all of which came consecutively. Ranked fifth among NE-10 leaders for rushing yards per game, sixth for rushing yards, seventh for rush attempts and fourth for yards per attempt. His career-long 64 yard carry in win at New Haven was the third-longest run from scrimmage in the NE-10 for the season. Averaged 4.6 yards on 79 carries on first down with six first downs and two touchdowns. Added 6.1 yards on 51 attempts on second down with 18 first downs and two TDs. Registered 8.0 yards per carry on 14 attempts on third down with eight first downs and a TD. Averaged 6.2 yards on 12 attempts at second and middle with eight first downs and a TD. Had 6.8 yards per carry on 33 attempts at second and long with seven first downs and a TD. Converted all four attempts at third and middle for first downs, averaging 7.8 yards per carry, and also converted 3-of-6 attempts at third and long with 12.7 yards per touch. Totaled 740 yards on 131 rushing attempts (5.6/rush) with five touchdowns in nine NE-10 games played. Averaged 105 yards per game on the ground in four October games, posting 71 carries for 420 yards and two touchdowns, while collecting a five yards touchdown pass. Contributed 109 yards per game on 64 rushes for 327 yards and three touchdowns in three November games, averaging 5.1 yards per rush. Averaged 68.2 yards per game in five home games with 341 yards on 60 attempts with four touchdowns and 5.7 yards per carry. Averaged 88 yards per game on 84 attempts for 440 yards and a score in five games played on the road. Had 16 carries for 36 yards as well as a five yard touchdown reception in win at Southern Connecticut State (10/12). Posted his first of four straight 100-yard games with 172 yards on 23 carries and a touchdown in win at New Haven (10/19), including a career-long 64 yard run that marked the third-longest in the NE-10 for the season, while also returning a career-best three kickoffs for a career-high 83 yards. Had a career-high 203 yards on 29 attempts and a touchdown, including a 62 yard scamper, in win over LIU Post (10/26). Rushed the ball 20 times for 101 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in win over Pace (11/2), adding two kickoff returns for 59 yards. Totaled 185 yards on a career-high 31 carries in win at Merrimack (11/9). Named to NoontimeSports.com New England Football Weekly Honor Roll four times (10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11).

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 (23), and brother, Ryan (22). 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 KO Ret. Yds Avg. TD Long All-Purpose
2012 10 10 92
1
42
9.2 9.2
6 99 1 60 16.5

9.9

0 0 0.0 0 0 191
2013 10 144 781 5 64 5.4 78.1 5 -5 1 5 -1.0 -0.5 5 142 28.4 0 53 918
Totals 20 154 873 6 64 5.7 43.7 11 94 2 60 8.6 4.7 5 142 28.4 0 53 1109
Recent Games
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 158 132
Yards 712 622
Yards per game 79.1 88.9
Yards per rush 4.5 4.7
Touchdowns 5 5
Fumbles 3 2
Fumbles lost 2 1
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 11 52 4.7 14 0 1 1
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 24 120 5.0 24 2 - -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 24 177 7.4 56 0 - -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 32 113 3.5 21 2 - -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 34 111 3.3 12 1 2 1
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 5 60 12.0 56 0 - -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 1 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 12 41 3.4 18 0 - -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 15 38 2.5 7 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 5 28 5.6 11 0 1 1
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 1 4 4.0 4 0 - -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 2 31 15.5 26 0 - -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 3 64 21.3 50 0 - -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 6 40 6.7 14 0 2 1
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 - - - - - 0
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 - - - - - 0
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 - - - - - 0
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 2 37 18.5 20 0 - - - - -
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 1 52 28 - - 80
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 1 120 4 - - 124
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 1 177 31 - - 208
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 1 113 64 - - 177
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 1 111 40 - 37 188
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 1 60 - - - 60
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 1 0 - - - 0
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 1 41 - - - 41
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 1 38 -3 - - 35
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 6 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 6 Bloomsburg University L, 24-7 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Bentley University W, 24-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at American International College L, 33-5 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Merrimack College W, 33-19 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 University of New Haven L, 23-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at LIU Post L, 28-25 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Pace University W, 33-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Southern Connecticut State University L, 17-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Saint Anselm College W, 23-16 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Assumption College L, 28-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Saint Anselm College W, 19-11 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 38 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 10 10 92 9.2 9.2 1 42 - -
2013-14 10 144 781 78.1 5.4 5 64 2 1
2014-15 9 158 712 79.1 4.5 5 56 3 2
2015-16 9 164 782 86.9 4.8 5 49 4 2
Total 38 476 2367 62.3 5.0 16 64 9 5
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 10 6 0.6 99 9.9 16.5 1 60
2013-14 10 5 0.5 -5 -0.5 -1.0 1 5
2014-15 9 18 2.0 164 18.2 9.1 0 50
2015-16 9 14 1.6 50 5.6 3.6 0 11
Total 38 43 1.1 308 8.1 7.2 2 60
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - 0
Total 38 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 9 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 9 - - - - - - - -
Total 38 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 5 142 28.4 0 53 - - - - -
2014-15 2 37 18.5 0 20 - - - - -
2015-16 1 13 13.0 0 13 - - - - -
Total 8 192 24.0 0 53 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 10 92 99 - - 191 19.1
2013-14 10 781 -5 - 142 918 91.8
2014-15 9 712 164 - 37 913 101.4
2015-16 9 782 50 - 13 845 93.9
Total 38 2367 308 - 192 2867 75.4
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 12 1.2 1 1 - - - - - - - 0
2013-14 38 3.8 5 1 0 - - - - - 1 0
2014-15 30 3.3 5 0 0 - - - - - - 0
2015-16 30 3.3 5 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Total 110 2.9 16 2 0 - - - - - 1 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 9 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 38 4 0 4.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 158 712 79.1 4.5 5 56 3 2
Conference 7 132 622 88.9 4.7 5 56 2 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 90 317 63.4 3.5 3 21 3 2
Away 4 68 395 98.8 5.8 2 56 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 71 271 90.3 3.8 4 24 - -
Losses 6 87 441 73.5 5.1 1 56 3 2
-
September 4 91 462 115.5 5.1 4 56 1 1
October 3 40 171 57.0 4.3 1 56 2 1
November 2 27 79 39.5 2.9 0 18 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 18 2.0 164 18.2 9.1 0 50
Conference 7 12 1.7 139 19.9 11.6 0 50
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 14 2.8 132 26.4 9.4 0 50
Away 4 4 1.0 32 8.0 8.0 0 26
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 5 1.7 65 21.7 13.0 0 50
Losses 6 13 2.2 99 16.5 7.6 0 26
-
September 4 11 2.8 127 31.8 11.5 0 50
October 3 6 2.0 40 13.3 6.7 0 14
November 2 1 0.5 -3 -1.5 -3.0 0 0
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 2 37 18.5 0 20 - - - - -
Conference 2 37 18.5 0 20 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 37 18.5 0 20 - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 2 37 18.5 0 20 - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October 2 37 18.5 0 20 - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 712 164 - 37 913 101.4
Conference 7 622 139 - 37 798 114.0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 317 132 - 37 486 97.2
Away 4 395 32 - - 427 106.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 3 271 65 - - 336 112.0
Losses 6 441 99 - 37 577 96.2
-
September 4 462 127 - - 589 147.3
October 3 171 40 - 37 248 82.7
November 2 79 -3 - - 76 38.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 3.3 5 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Conference 30 4.3 5 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 18 3.6 3 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Away 12 3.0 2 0 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 24 8.0 4 0 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 1.0 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
-
September 24 6.0 4 0 - - - - - - - 0
October 6 2.0 1 0 0 - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 6 2 0 2.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 2 0 2.0 .5 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -