2005: Continued as the go-to receiver in the passing game...finished second on the team in receptions (32) and receiving yards (361), the third-most productive figures for a tight end in UC history...won the UC Most Outstanding Receiver Award...made a career-high seven catches for 73 yards vs. Penn State...had five receptions for 42 yards vs. Miami (Ohio)...made a career-long 47-yard reception for a TD vs. Pittsburgh...recorded a five-catch, 54-yard performance vs. Rutgers, catching an 8-yard pass for the Bearcats' lone TD...contributed his athletic ability to several special teams...team leader who was elected co-captain as a junior...named to the BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Football Team...earned his third letter.
2004: Emerged as a major weapon in the Cincinnati offense...excellent hands and ability to run after making the catch made him a dependable receiver in the air attack...showed good ability to get open...earned second team All-Conference USA honors...set a new UC season record for TD catches by a tight end with eight...team's fifth-leading receiver with 22 catches for 254 yards and second in TD receptions...recorded career highs of six receptions, 49 yards and 2 TDs vs. Army...had a pair of catches for 37 yards and hauled in a 22-yard TD pass in the Fort Worth Bowl win over Marshall...earned his second letter.
2003: Saw action in all 12 games as a first-year frosh, making three starts...had a pair of receptions for 39 yards....used in blocking situations...was a blocker on the FG/PAT teams...earned his first letter.
High School: First team all-district pick as both a junior and senior at LaSalle High, playing for coach Jim McQuaide. . . caught 19 passes for 384 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including a school record 89-yard TD grab. . . voted the team MVP as a senior. . .three-year starter who twice earned all-league kudos. . . lettered twice in track, owning a personal best of 49`6" in the shot.
Personal: Born Jan. 25, 1985 in Cincinnati. . . son of Steve and Debbie Celek. . . is the oldest of five children, having two brothers and two sisters.
Academic Major: Marketing. Honors: Topcat Scholar (Fall 2003, Winter 2005, Spring 2005, Winter 2006, Spring 2006)...Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Winter 2004, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Fall 2005)...C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2003-04, 2004-05).