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Get to know your Orange Man: #19, WR Tyler Gilfus

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The former walk-on quarterback turned receiver enters his redshirt freshman year

NCAA Football: Virginia Tech at Syracuse Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Tyler Gilfus

Position: Wide Receiver

Year: (Redshirt) Freshman

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 192 lbs.

Hometown: Cape Vincent, N.Y.

High School: Thousand Islands (not the dressing!)

2016 stats: Really not much, just a nice red shirt.

2017 projections: Do not expect him to make much of an impact this year. He is most likely a reserve wide receiver.

How’d he get here?: He entered as a walk-on quarterback in January 2016 but changed positions that spring.

What’d recruiting sites say?: Nothing

Twitterfeed: @TylerGilfus

Tweets of wonder: This is just different.

What movie would Dino Babers recommend for him?: The 2002 thriller, The Road to Perdition, is and stars Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, and Tyler Hochelin. It was alright; just a typical mainstream Hollywood crime movie.

Interesting nugget o’interest: He was actually his class president in high school.

Let’s get a good look atcha: Here is a highlight tape from high school.