Carmel football star Ethan Trent has announced his commitment to Purdue

Senior center Carmel committed to play Indiana before flipping to the Boilermakers on Wednesday.

Carmel, Indiana – The Trent family legacy will continue at Purdue University.

Carmel senior offensive lineman Ethan Trent announced Wednesday that he plans to play football at Purdue University, his older brother Tyler’s alma mater.

(Note: The video in the launcher above is a 2019 story about Ethan Trent working out with Matt Overton.)

“I would like to thank Coach Walters and Coach Dennison for allowing me to play football at this great university,” Trent tweeted Wednesday, which is National Signing Day for college football players.

According to the Purdue Exponent, Trent was originally committed to play on scholarship at Indiana State, but earned a spot on the Purdue roster favorite last month. he is Twitter November 1 He was given the chance to play with the Boilermakers from his then-coach Jeff Broom.

Brohm took over the head coaching job at Louisville two weeks ago, but based on Trent’s tweet on Wednesday, new coach Ryan Walters has kept Trent’s option available.

Trent announced Tuesday He was getting rid of the sycamore.

Last season, Trent was named to the Indiana Football Coaches Association’s Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 All-State.

Tyler Trent passed away on January 1, 2019 after his landmark battle with osteosarcoma that inspired his fellow Boilermakers as well as the nation.

Despite his fight, he was present at Ross Ade Stadium on October 20, 2018 when the then Boilermakers were defeated. 2 Ohio State 49-20. The game was not only a turning point for the football team, but also a turning point for Tyler.

The football team made him an honorary captain for its game against Northwestern, and the school honored him with its inaugural Purdue Alumni Impact Award. On September 7, 2019—what would have been Tyler’s 21st birthday—the university dedicated a student stadium Tyler Trent gate in his honor.

Showcasing Tyler’s inspiring story on national television has touched the lives of people across the country. Millions of dollars have been donated to cancer research at Purdue and Riley Children’s Hospital in his name through the Tyler Trent Foundation.

Ethan Trent was in the eighth grade when his brother died. The summer before he started his freshman year with the Greyhounds, he trained with former Indianapolis Colts long snapper Matt Overton.

“I saw he was at Indy, so I texted him and said, ‘Hey, do you want to work out and teach me how to do long shots?'” “So we met a few weeks ago and he taught me how he’s been teaching me ever since,” Trent told 13News in July 2019.

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