Saw his sophomore season cut short by an injury.
Opened the year on the sidelines because of broken ribs suffered in final scrimmage.. Returned to action vs. ODU, but saw his season end due to a broken ankle suffered early vs. Army... Made his first start vs. USM and caught his second career TD pass...Credited with an eight-yard rush on a throw from Tyler Stehling vs. ODU that was ruled a lateral.
Found the end zone for the first time in his career in the C-USA Championship game, catching an 8-yard jump pass from Luke Turner... Grabbed a pair of passes at UAB, the second coming on 1st down in overtime... Caught four passes for 52 yards in his first collegiate action at Texas A&M... Started the game and caught a 26-yarder from Taylor McHargue on the Owls' first play of the year.
Katy Taylor High School
All District 19-5A selection at defensive end for coach Flint Risien at Taylor HS... Also saw action at tight end and was tabbed by Dave Campbell's Texas Football as the 6th best tight end recruit in their 2011 postseason edition... Three-year starter in both football and basketball at Katy Taylor and earned all district honors as well in basketball. Named Katy Taylor's Male Athlete of the Year as a senior ... All-Academic first team.
Full Name: Connor Matthew Cella... Born: Oct. 8, 1993 at Lafayette, La. ... Parents: Gene and Lea Cella... Rice college: Duncan... Rice major: Sport Management.