April 11, 2006

Class of 2006: Bentler Brings Intensity to Army

As part of our continuing post-signing day coverage, GoBlackKnights.com will take a look at the Black Knights' class of 2006, allowing Army fans to get to know their future gridders better.

Today, we present defensive end recruit, Fritz Bentler out of Bettendorf, Iowa, Davenport Assumption.

During the recruiting process, the 6-foot-4, 230 pound Bentler was recruited by defensive coordinator, John Mumford. Bentler, by his own account, is an aggressive defender; his high impact video supports his self assessment. Though full of natural ability, he continues to find ways to improve on his talents and prepare for the next level.

"Right now I run a 4.75 40, and I'm just started attending a speed acceleration program in my area, so I hope to get my speed down by the end of the summer," Bentler said.

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