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Get To Know Your Orange Man -- #93, DE Qaadir Sheppard

Let's get to know the frosh.

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Name: Qaadir Sheppard

Position: Defensive End

Year: Freshman

Height: 6'3"

Weight: 247

Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.

High School: Iona Prep

2014 Stats: Sheppard finished his senior season with 12 sacks.

2015 Projections: Barring injuries, it's unlikely we get a look at Sheppard this season. He's behind Donnie Simmons and Luke Arciniega on the preseason depth chart.

How'd He Get Here: He chose Syracuse over Boston College, Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Virginia and others.

What'd Recruiting Sites Say: Three stars across the board.

Money Quote: On why he chose SU, via

"I felt most at home at Syracuse," Sheppard said. "I really like the program, the facilities, the coaches and the team as a whole."

Links of Wonder: Last week, defensive line coach Tim Daoust had some positive thoughts on Syracuse's freshman defensive linemen, including some specific thoughts on Sheppard.

Twitterfeed: @HoopLife_Q13

Tweets of Wonder:

What Does Shafer Daoust Think of Him:

Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Sheppard played tight end in high school, reeling in 54 receptions for 842 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior. Daoust said in the video above that Sheppard could play offense while at SU.

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