Former NFL Player, RPFPC President Marques Sullivan talks Business
Marques Sullivan is a fantastic local success story. The Chicago native starred at Fenwick Academy in Oak Park, where he became one of the nation’s most sought after recruits in the class of 1996. He went to Illinois, where he was a big star Offensive Lineman for Ron Turner’s Illini teams. The first bowl game I ever covered was the 1999 MicronPC.com bowl in which Sullivan was named All-Bowl Team. The Illini crushed Thomas Jones Virginia Cavaliers 63-21 that night. His senior year, Marques was named first team Playboy All American and third-team FWAA All-American. Marques Sullivan was selected in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. He started 25 games for the Bills for the 2002 and 2003 seasons, blocking for Pro Bowlers Travis Henry and Drew Bledsoe. In 2002, Sullivan was named Most Improved Player by the Buffalo Bills. He later played for the New York Giants, New England Patriots and Chicago Rush...