Tight ends receive a raw deal. They’re expected to both block and run routes with equal precision. Yet, most TE’s are valued based solely upon the number of catches they make and touchdowns scored. Rarely are intangibles put into statistic form.
Brent Celek is arguably the best tight end to ever pass through the hallowed tunnel of Nippert Stadium. In the NFL (where statistics are king), a quick review of Celek’s year might show a statistical down year in 2013. However, while Brent’s numbers may have been down last year, he had the best blocking season of his career. More here.
Of course, a little history is helpful; Mr. Celek played in full-on beast-mode for the Bearcats…
By Guest Contributor: B. Shelley