Juston Christian, a former football player at Marist College has his sights set on making it in the NFL and trying to pave the way for future Marist athletes
As the NCAA “works through” the new pay-for-play ruling, so does Marist. Will Bjarnar says that wording is merely a stalling technique.
Similar to hundreds of other top football players being selected, or signing undrafted free agent deals this week, the NFL Draft is the culmination of years of training and preparation to get to this moment. But for the majority of the players being selected, they are coming out of bigger programs where getting a chance at the next level is almost an expectation.
Senior wide receiver Juston Christian, red-shirt senior linebacker Willie Barrett, and red-shirt senior cornerback Brandon Miller of the Marist Football Team were named to the First Team All-Pioneer Football selection on Tuesday. Red-shirt senior defensive Enmanuel Soriano also earned Second Team honors.
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In a breezy Saturday afternoon matchup against the last-place Valparaiso Crusaders, Marist came out on top, 35-24.
After trailing Davidson 27-17 at the half, the Marist Red Foxes were able to force overtime and finally defeat Davidson 48-41.
NFL scouts are coming in droves to Tenney Stadium to watch senior wide receiver Juston Christian practice.
Marist defeated Dayton by a score of 28-17 Saturday afternoon for their first win of the season in front of their home crowd of 2,830 for Marist’s parent’s weekend.