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Get to Know Your Orange Man: #80, WR Taj Harris

The pass-catcher from Palmyra High suits up for Syracuse this season.

NCAA Football: Louisville at Syracuse Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Taj Harris

Position: Wide receiver

Year: Freshman

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 175

Hometown: Beverly, N.J.

High School: Palmyra

2017 stats: Harris was a jack-of-all-trades for Palmyra, picking up over 2,300 yards of offense and 29 touchdowns while playing quarterback and receiver.

2018 projections: With quite a few receivers on campus for the Syracuse Orange, it would seem Harris is likely to redshirt before hopping into the competition next year.

How’d he get here?: He entertained Rutgers for a long time, then picked Syracuse last June just the same. Temple, NC State and Maryland offered him as well, among other schools.

What’d recruiting sites say?: Everyone said three stars. Cool.

Money quote: Dino, put this on everything.

“Syracuse is Wide Receiver U. They just throw the ball a lot and that’s something I would like to get into.”

Twitter feed: @jadinzaki

Tweets of wonder: Here are some early glimpses of Harris at SU...

What movie would Dino recommend for him?: Naomie Harris played Paula in the Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight.” It was a great film, plus it’ll always be remembered for the envelope snafu that originally gave the award to “La La Land.”

Interesting nugget o’interest: Harris wants to walk onto the basketball team, something both Dino Babers and Jim Boeheim seem okay with.

Let’s get a look at ya: Let’s see some signing day highlights, shall we?