UCLA - Oscar is one of the veterans of what will be an experienced offensive line...He should be one of the top guards in the Pac-10...A two-year starter, he possesses very good pass blocking skills...Demonstrated good leadership skills during the off-season workout program...A very aggressive performer who is extremely competitive.
1999 - One of the leaders of the offensive line, Oscar started each of the final nine games of the season...Did not play in the first two games due to off-field discipline but played well upon his return...Played at least 65 snaps in seven of his nine games, including 77 against both Fresno State and Oregon, 76 at Stanford and 75 at Arizona State.
1998 - Oscar did a fine job during his first season as a starter, playing between tackle Kris Farris and center Shawn Stuart...A starter in the opener, he suffered a sprained ankle and missed the Houston game …?Returned to action against Washington State and returned to the starting lineup against Stanford...Overall, he started seven games as a third-year sophomore...Played at least 50 snaps in each of the final seven games, including 79 at Oregon State, 78 versus Wisconsin, 73 at Miami, 66 versus USC and 61 against Stanford.
1997 - Saw limited action as a reserve second-year freshman during the latter half of the season...Played six snaps versus both Washington and Oregon State, five against California and four at Oregon...Also played on special teams.
1996 - Did not see action in a game, practicing with the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three years in football at Franklin High in Los Angeles for coach Armando Gonzalez...Selected to the BlueChips Illustrated West Region squad...National Recruiting Advisor All-West team...Named second-team All-State by Cal-Hi Sports...Rated the nation’s No. 2 center prospect in the National Recruiting Advisor’s pre-season publication...Named to the Los Angeles All-City 4A squad...Also named first-team all-league...Selected to play in the California-Texas High School All-Star Classic ...Lettered four years in baseball for coach Richard Campbell...Named all-city for three years and second-team All-State by Student Sports magazine as a junior...Helped lead his team to the 3A City baseball championship in 1994...Also lettered one year in basketball for coach Robin Cardona.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Oscar Cabrera...Parents: Guadalupe and Graciela Cabrera...Born: December 29, 1977 in Glendale, CA...Has two sisters, Anabel and Judith...Lists his biggest thrill in sports as hitting a game-winning double in the 3A City championship game in Dodger Stadium in 1994...Plays basketball and baseball and lifts weights in his spare time...Sociology major.