2006: Did not see any game action.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in football and wrestling ... First team all-league in 2004 and 2005 ... Earned all-state kudos as a senior ... Named the team's most valuable lineman in 2005 ... Helped lead Brunswick to four-straight league titles and to New England Championships three times (2003-05).
Personal: Born on June 6, 1988 in White Plains ... The son of James O'Brien, Jr. ... Has three brothers, Chris, who went to Rhode Island, Craig, who went to Albany, and Tim ... His sister-in-law Suzanne Gildea-O'Brien is a Georgetown graduate.