December 4, 2006

Dantonio closing in on top tight end?

LaSalle (Ohio) High School standout Garrett Celek had planned to follow in the footsteps of his older brother Brent and play tight end at the University of Cincinnati.

But with the entire Cincinnati staff following Mark Dantonio to Michigan State, Celek has begun to rethink his options.

Last weekend, Celek took an official visit to East Lansing and he received an offer from the Spartans while he was on campus. Dantonio and his staff did not pressure Celek to commit. Instead, Celek was instructed by Dantonio and his position coach Mark Staten to return home to Cincinnati and think things over before making his final decision.

Celek went home with the intention of deliberating over his future. But a few short hours after returning home Celek says he was tempted to call Dantonio and tell him that he would be a Spartan.



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