Danny O'Brien's whirlwind college football career has taken him from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten. It will conclude in the lesser-known South Atlantic Conference.
O'Brien, the former Maryland and Wisconsin quarterback, will play his final season at Catawba College, a Division II school in Salisbury, N.C. Todd Willert, O'Brien's high school coach at East Forsyth in North Carolina, confirmed O'Brien's decision to FOXSportsWisconsin.com
"He just wants to go and have some fun and play some football," Willert said. "I think he's excited to play back in North Carolina so it's not so far away from everything. Family and friends and everybody can go watch him in his last year. I think he's looking forward to that."
Catawba, which has an enrollment of 1,300 students, is located roughly 50 miles from O'Brien's hometown of Kernersville, N.C., and provides O'Brien, a fifth-year senior, with the opportunity t...