UCLA -- Robert has made steady improvement and will battle for playing time at tackle during Fall camp ... He has worked hard to improve his technique ... He is one of the strongest players on the squad ... Plays with heart and determination.
2003 -- Saw limited action as a defensive lineman and was credited with one tackle.
2002 -- Did not see action in his first year in the program and has three seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Four-year varsity letterwinner in football for coach Bob Francola at John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, CA ... Played defensive tackle, guard and long snapper ... Served as team captain ... Named all-league and all-city ... Selected as strongest lineman in the San Fernando Valley ... Named Most Valuable Lineman in the Valley ... Credited with 105 total tackles in his senior season ... Added 12 sacks ... Had 10 tackles and two caused fumbles in the 2002 championship game against Narbonne High School played in the Los Angeles Coliseum.
PERSONAL -- Full Name: Trinidad Roberto Garcia ... Born: December 19, 1983 in Los Angeles, CA ... Parents: Ramiro and Maria Garcia ... Has three brothers -- Clemente, Ramiro, Jr., Miguel ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as taking part in the high school championship game as a senior ... NFL star John Randle is the athlete he patterns his style of play after ... Hobbies include lifting weights, playing pool and fishing ... Earned spot on the Director's Honor Roll in Winter 2004 ... Sociology Major.