2013 HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
OL- NEW YORK JETS
The New York Jets offenseive guard is proud of his Hispanic heritage. Born in the projects of the South Bronx, Colon, whose father is Puerto Rican, attended Cardinal Hayes High School.
Colon attended Hofstra and was selected in the fourth round by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2006 NFL Draft.
He won a Super Bowl as a member of the 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers.
Colon tore his Achilles tendon in 2010 and missed the entire season.
Colon signed a $1.2 million dollar deal with the New York Jets in 2013 to play offensive guard