Scout.com learned Monday afternoon that Monte Vista (Calif.) Danville OL/DL Mike Costanzo verbally committed to Jeff Tedford and the Cal Golden Bears over interest from the rest of the Pac-10 and Nebraska. Costanzo's father Rich played for the Cornhuskers. Mike plays both ways for Monte Vista, but the 6-foot-2.5, 295-pounder is looking to play defense in college.
Tedford offered a scholarship to Costanzo roughly three weeks ago. He is the second local lineman to be picked up early by the Bears, joining Santa Clara Wilcox DT Isaac Leatiota.
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