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Get to know your Orange man - No. 19 WR Tyler Gilfus

Get to know freshman wide receiver Tyler Gilfus

Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Tyler Gilfus

Position: Wide Receiver

Year: Freshman

Height: 6'1''

Weight: 192

Hometown: Cape Vincent, N.Y.

High School: Thousand Islands

2015 Stats: Played quarterback, threw 40 touchdown passes and set the school record for passing yards during his time at Thousand Islands High School.

2016 Projections: Gilfus is far down on the depth chart, so it will take some injuries and poor performances for him to see the field this season.

How'd He Get Here?: Gilfus joined the Orange in January of 2016 as a preferred walk-on. He received interest from Buffalo as well as some Ivy League and Patriot League schools.

What'd Recruiting Sites Say?: Gilfus was not ranked by recruiting sites.

Money Quote: Here is Gilfus talking about the coaching change.

"I was devastated when I heard of the change in leadership, because I had no idea if my offer would stand or if it would get lost in the mix. I was very excited to get that call."

Links of Wonder: Check out this article by Stephen Bailey of that talks about Gilfus committing to the Orange.

Twitterfeed: @TylerGilfus

Tweets of Wonder:

What Does the Coaching Staff Think of Him?: They haven't commented publicly, but considering Coach Babers decided to keep his preferred walk-on standing after taking over for Shafer, must mean they think pretty highly of him.

Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Tyler Gilfus was coached in high school by his father, Joe Gilfus. Also his mother is an employee at SU.

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