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Former Irmo, Clemson quarterback signs with Baltimore Ravens

Former Irmo quarterback David Olson will get a chance to make an NFL roster.

Olson, who finished his college career at Clemson, signed with the Baltimore Ravens on Friday. The Ravens need an extra quarterback in training camp with starting quarterback Joe Flacco out with a back injury.

Olson had been playing in for the Kansas City Phantoms of the Champions Indoor Football League. He threw for 395 yards and nine touchdowns for the Phantoms this year.

Olson played four years in college at Stanford for Jim Harbaugh, brother of Ravens’ coach John Harbaugh, before finishing up at Clemson in 2014. With the Tigers, he completed just one pass for 15 yards.

In high school at Irmo, Olson was region player of the year as a senior and threw for 1,857 passing yards and had 23 total TDs.