Chris Markey

Jesuit (LA)

From 2000–2003, Chris Markey established himself as one of the great running backs in New Orleans prep football history. As a running back and kick returner, Chris accumulated statistics in the Jesuit – Holy Cross rivalry that are and will remain records for years to come. As a freshman in the 2000 contest, Chris returned a kickoff 96 yards, tying the Jesuit record for the longest kickoff return. As a senior in the 2003 game, he rushed for 303 yards and a school record 6 touchdowns. Chris holds every rushing record in Jesuit history: most career, season, and game rushing yards, touchdowns, and points scored. In the 2003 season, Chris rushed for more yards and scored more touchdowns that any other player in the history of New Orleans prep football. His career touchdown total of 62 is also a New Orleans prep record. In 2003 Chris was named Louisiana’s “Mr. Football. Following Jesuit, Chris was a four-year letterman at UCLA, where he stands on the school’s top-ten list for career all-purpose yards. After earning his sociology degree from UCLA, Chris played one year in the Arena Football League and two years in the European Football League, where he was named Offensive MVP both years.

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