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Get To Know Your Orange Man -- #5, QB Austin Wilson

Let's get to know Austin Wilson.

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Austin Wilson

Position: Quarterback

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 217

Hometown: Camp Hill, Pa.

High School: East Pennsboro

2014 Stats: He started games against Florida State and Duke, finishing the season with 253 yards passing.

2015 Projections: Barring another injury to Terrel Hunt, Wilson likely won't see the field this season.

How'd He Get Here: Wilson chose Syracuse over Eastern Michigan, his only other offer.

What'd Recruiting Sites Say: Three stars from Rivals and Scout.

Money Quote: Wilson's high school offensive coordinator, Dave Borrell, on the quarterback:

"He's got a calm demeanor but he's got a fire too. I follow him. He's not as flamboyant at A.J. Long is, but he doesn't lack that fire."

Links of Wonder: Check out this story on Wilson from Chris Carlson over at

Twitterfeed: @adub55

Tweets of Wonder: Looks like Wilson and SU basketball guard Trevor Cooney are friends.

What Does Shafer Think of Him:

"Austin's got a big, strong arm. He can throw the ball, make any of the throws. So we'll have to accentuate the strengths that he has, and lean on those traits."

Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Per Wilson's Twitter bio, he is the Vice President of Syracuse's chapter of Uplifting Athletes.

Let's Get a Good Look Atcha: From Wilson's high school years: