Joined 49ers in Spring of 2013 as a transfer from UNC Pembroke, in time for the 49ers 2013 inaugural season. 2013: Played in four games, including the 49ers first-ever game, Aug. 31, vs. Campbell and the season finale at Morehead State, Nov. 23 ... saw action in the 49ers first three games: Campbell, Chowan and NC Central ... threw three passes without a completion .. had one run for a two-yard loss.
At Mooresville Senior:
A two-time all-conference selection for the Blue Devils ... threw for 2100 yards as a senior with 16 touchdown passes and four touchdown runs ... led Hal Capps-coached Mooreville to an 8-4 record ... three-year letterwinner ... also won three varsity letters in basketball and two in golf.
Full name is Patrick Thomas O'Brien ... parents are Carol and Thomas O'Brien ... transferred from UNC-Pembroke ... majoring in business.