Name: Jamar McGloster
Position: Offensive Tackle
Hometown: Hillside, N.J.
High School: St. Anthony High School
2014 Stats: McGloster played in three games.
2014 Projections: He's listed behind Omari Palmer on the post-spring depth chart, so it could be another season of minimal playing time for McGloster, barring injuries.
How'd He Get Here: Syracuse handed him a late offer after he resolved some SAT score issues.
What'd Recruiting Sites Say: Nothing.
Money Quote: Straight from the source, on his previous desire to play basketball in addition to football:
"When I first got here I was like, 'You know what, maybe I could play basketball too.' But then I started growing, and 300 pounds, 320. And I'm like, nah, all the jumping now, I'm not with it."
Links Of Wonder: Check out this story from the Daily Orange's Matt Schneidman on how McGloster has developed his technique since coming to Syracuse. It's where the above quote came from.
Tweets Of Wonder: You mean you don't like temperatures 20 degrees below zero?
I'm convinced that Cuse weather does not like the students— Jamar (@BiG_MiC_) March 15, 2015
What Does Shafer Think Of Him: From Schneidman's piece: ""He’s learning how to play the game, learning how to play with leverage. Big ol’ dog, I mean he’s a big ol’ dog."
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: McGloster had to persevere through a lot of shit growing up.
Let's Get A Good Look Atcha: You'll have to check out his Hudl highlights.