Chabot College LB Cabianca is Ready

Chabot (Calif.) College safety Andy Cabianca (6-2, 215), is fully recovered from the broken leg that robbed him of seven games in 2005, and healthy, he expects to see recruiting begin to soar in the coming months.

"It's starting to pick up.  Its just the beginning, but in the next month or so, I should start getting a good look," Cabianca said.

Oregon, Oregon State, Boise State and Louisville have been the four schools that have been showing early interest in Cabianca, and he's hoping that three schools in particular pick up their interest: California, UCLA and Colorado.

"Hopefully I'll start hearing from those schools soon," said Cabianca.  "Cal especially, since it's the hometown school.  I'll go anywhere, because there are a lot of schools I've liked.  If the opportunity is there, I'll stay close to home, if not, oh well."

Prepping at San Ramon Valley in Danville, Cabianca didn't have any scholarship offers, though he was an invited walk-on at Arizona State.

"My grades didn't really help me out, but you live and learn," said Cabianca.

Focused in the classroom, Cabianca plans to be done with his A.A. this December.

"I'm taking some summer school classes, but as long as everything goes as planned, I'm done in December," said Cabianca, where he will have three years to fulfill his two years of eligibility.

Just seven minutes into Chabot's season opener, Cabianca went down with a broken leg.  He was playing free safety, but when he returned from the leg injury for the final three games, he found himself in the offensive backfield instead. 

"I started at running back so I'm bugging Coach Cal (Danny Calcagno) to let me go both ways.  I just really want to play, so whatever some program might want me to play, I'll play.  They might want me as a safety, move to outside linebacker.  They're going to move me around this year and play some outside backer," said Cabianca.

Cabianca would like to take some official trips this fall if he can.  He will be at the Combine in May.

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