|High School:||Piedmont HS|
PERSONAL — Born Tonio Dante Celotto on Aug. 22, 1989 in Eureka, Calif. Parents: Mario Celotto and Julia Lendl-Celotto. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Piedmont (Kurt Bryan), 2007. Major: Undeclared.
2009 — Left the team prior to the start of spring practice.
2008 — Health was the biggest deterrent from him playing a bigger role along the defensive interior front, yet he still statistically ranked as the top reserve tackle ... Credited with a season-high three stops vs. Stanford, including his lone tackle-for-loss of the year ... Participated in 12 games, including 34 snaps at USC and 27 against Oregon State ... Benefitted from the experience gained as a true freshman, yet momentum was unable to carry through to spring drills while being hampered by nagging injuries.
2007 — The true freshman made his way into 12 games, posting seven tackles - two for loss - in his first three games before minor ailments began to take their toll ... Recorded four stops at Michigan as well as three unassisted tackles at UCLA ... Took part in 33 snaps in Ann Arbor and 28 against the Bruins ... Averaged more than 23 plays per game over the final three games of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL — Earning three-star acclaim by both Rivals.com and Scout.com, was ranked among the top 12 defensive linemen in California by SuperPrep ... Credited with 87 tackles, including 18 quarterback sacks, in 2006, after posting 75 tackles and 14 QB takedowns as a junior ... Awarded high marks for his athleticism and utilized speed coming off the edge for the Highlanders, who finished his senior season as Bay Shore League runners-up ... Benefited from athletic background that includes father, Mario, as a four-year NFL veteran, as well as mother, Julia, who was a collegiate track and volleyball standout.