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Get To Know Your Orange Man - #65, OT Jamar McGloster

Today, let's get to know Jamar McGloster.

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NameJamar McGloster

Position: Offensive Tackle

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6'7"

Weight: 310

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.

Twitterfeed:  @BiG_MiC_

Tweets Of Wonder: You mean you don't like temperatures 20 degrees below zero?

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.