Second-year coach Brian Polian details the team's progress
SOPHOMORE (2016) – Made appearances in all 12 games and started two games … Got his first career start at Purdue (9/24) and started in the next game at Hawai’I (10/1) … Posted a breakout season at wide receiver, setting career highs in nearly all receiving categories … Ranked fifth on the team with 23 receptions on the year but finished third with 318 receiving yards for an average of 13.8 yards per catch … Caught a pass from Ty Gangi at Notre Dame (9/10) that went for a career-long 68 yards … Hauled in a career-best four receptions during the San Diego State game (11/12), for 42 yards … Posted three games in a row with three catches; Buffalo (9/17), at Purdue (9/24) and at Hawai’I (10/1) … Threw the first touchdown pass of his career to Wyatt Demps on a reverse trick play in the win over Fresno State (10/8) … Also served as the team’s primary punt returner … Returned nine punts for 101 yards and had a career-long 58 yard return in the season finale win at UNLV (11/26) … Helped Nevada lead the Mountain West in punt return average at 11.2 yards per return … Letter winner.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015) - Appeared in 12 games as the Wolf Pack's primary punt returner … Returned 11 punts for 152 yards … Also fielded two kick returns for 36 yards … Tallied a 13.8 punt return average on the season, which would’ve led the Mountain West if it met the minimum attempt cutoff … Tallied a career-long 40-yard punt return in Nevada’s season opening victory against UC Davis … Named Nevada’s special teams player of the week after the UC Davis game … Tallied a season-high two punt returns against Texas A&M, Buffalo and San Jose State … Helped Nevada rank second in the MW and tie for 21st in the nation with a 12.7 punt return average on the season … Letter winner.
FRESHMAN (2014) - Redshirted in his true freshman season.
HIGH SCHOOL - From Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, Calif. ... Was all-state as a sophomore and again as a senior ... As a senior, was named offensive player of the year while earning first-team all-league honors in the MCAL and all-metro honors ... Had 87 catches for 1,350 yards and recorded 2,600 all-purpose yards ... also was the punter and kicker, earning second-team all-league as a punter and once kicking a 48-yard field goal ... Lettered four years in football, four years in baseball and once in basketball.
PERSONAL - Born Andrew Michael Celis on Sept. 20, 1995 ... Son of Tina and Raul Celis ... Mother was a nationally ranked cross country runner ... Majoring in psychology ... Grew up cheering for the Nevada and calls the opportunity to play for the Wolf Pack "a dream come true" ... Was also recruited by Boise State, Washington State and Cal, among others.