50 minutes | May 27th 2020

Getting Outside of Your Comfort Zone, Why You Need to Push Yourself with NFL Veteran, Garrett Celek

What’s up White Tigers ? This week we bring you a very special sit down with not just a great guy, but recently retried NFL Tight End for the San Fransisco 49ers, Garrett Celek. 

During our conversation with Garrett, He shares his journey from growing up in Cincinnati Ohio, to playing college football at Michigan State University and later getting a tryout with the San Fransisco 49ers. 

Garrett talks about the ups’ and down’s of going undrafted and playing in the NFL, the physical and mental challenges of the sport and why being adaptable and consistent is important to a player’s longevity in the league.

He also talked about the importance of getting outside your comfort zone and also shares a personal story about how he pushed himself to be better pass catcher and how that payed dividends on and off the field.

We also dive into the thought process around Garrett’s decision to retire from pro football and some of the reasons why most pro players contemplate leaving and why some choose to keep playing.

Who was the toughest personal he had to block in the NFL ? Who is person who pushed him to truly realize what he was capable of ? & What advice did his father give him at young age that still impacts him today? 

Find the answers to all these questions and more in this FIRE episode of The White Tiger Podcast.

You can follow Garrett on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/gcells/?hl=en

Also check out this episode on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/pLPghT_fkzU