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Get to know your Orange man - No. 19 DB Daivon Ellison

This sophomore DB looks to build on a great freshman year on special teams.

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Daivon Ellison

Position: Defensive Back

Year: Sophomore

Height: 5'8''

Weight: 177

Hometown: Linden, N.J.

High School: Don Bosco Prep

2015 Stats: Saw action in 8 games, mostly on special teams. Tied for second on the team in special teams tackles.

2016 Projections: Ellison is third on the depth chart at the safety position, but should see plenty of time on special teams this season.

How'd He Get Here?: Chose Syracuse over offers from Rutgers, Old Dominion, Army and Boston College.

What'd Recruiting Sites Say?: He was given three stars from Scout and ESPN.

Money Quote: Here's Ellison talking about what he and good friend Dontae Strickland were looking for during their recruitment.

"Honestly, we want to be on a winning team. And we are looking for early playing time and we want to be at a place where we feel wanted."

Links of Wonder: Check out this article from about Ellison's big game last year against Pitt.

Twitterfeed: @DaiEllison_2

Tweets of Wonder:

What Does the Coaching Staff Think of Him?: They haven't commented publicly yet, but you have to think Babers will be impressed with Ellison's play on special teams last year as a true Freshman.

Interesting Nugget O'Interest: As mentioned earlier, Ellison has been good friends with Syracuse RB Dontae Strickland since before their time in Orange.

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