5 questions with Purdue soccer safeties trainer Grant O’Brien

Purdue wears special helmets featuring mascot Purdue Pete for an NCAA football game against the Florida Atlantic Owls, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind.

WEST LAFAYETTE β€” Grant O’Brien’s courting with Ryan Walters brings the safeties trainer to West Lafayette after Walters become the Boilermakers’ head trainer.

O’Brien in the past labored with Walters in each Illinois and Missouri.

The previous Northern Arizona defensive again and particular teamer started his collegiate profession taking part in at Glendale Neighborhood School, the place he used to be a quarterback, defensive again and particular groups captain.

He remained in Northern Arizona after his taking part in profession, training the Lumberjacks for 2 seasons sooner than shifting to Arizona Christian, then Florida World, sooner than becoming a member of Walters throughout his time at Missouri.