Colorado State takes field for its second spring drills under Jim McElwain
McElwain pleased with newcomers
New CSU coach lands 24
2012 Signing Class Highlights; 24 players
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: An ironman, two-way starter for two years at Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, Calif., about 15 miles northeast of Oakland, did not play football prior to his junior season...Started every game on both sides of the ball, 23 total contests, at left tackle and defensive tackle, from 2010-11...Earned all-conference recognition at both positions...As a senior in 2011, overcame constant double-team blockers to register eight sacks and more than 70 tackles, earning first-team all-Diablo Foothill Athletic League, first-team all-East Bay (Bay Area News Group) and second-team all-metro (San Francisco Chronicle)...A team captain and his team's defensive MVP, led 9-3 LLHS to the second round of the 2011 NCS Division II playoffs...Also earned first-team all-conference accolades as a senior offensive lineman...As a junior in 2010, earned first-team all-conference as a defensive lineman, helping the Knights to a berth in the first round of the state playoffs...Head football coach was Doug Longero...Has bench pressed 225 pounds for 22 continuous reps, and has a max of 380 pounds...Also has 4.9-second speed in the 40-yard dash.
Personal: Given name Mitch Frentescu...Last name is pronounced fren-TESS-ku...Mother's name is Doina Frentescu...Born Feb. 28, 1994, in Anaheim, Calif. ...Plans to major in business at Colorado State...Hometown: Walnut Creek, Calif.