Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9/1/09: #9 WR, #90/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 3-4 2009 Senior Bowl Invite…2008: 13 GP; 8 GS; Rush: 109-655-6-6; Pass: 5-0-0-0-0-2; Rec: 44-625-14.2-1; 1 Sol-1 TT; Played in all 13 games with eight starts … Earned second team All-SEC honors (all-purpose) from the Associated Press … One of only two players (Florida’s Percy Harvin) to rank top 10 in the SEC in rushing yards, receiving yards, receptions and all-purpose yards … Finished seventh in the SEC in all-purpose yards (98.5 ypg) … Topped the team in rushing yards (655) and rushing TDs (6) … Tied for the team lead in receptions (44) and ranked third in receiving yards (625) … Named Offensive MVP against Cotton Bowl vs. Texas Tech; posted 180 all-purpose yards, rushing 14 times for a career-high 97 yards and hauling in six passes for 83 yards … Received the Jeff Hamm Memorial Award for the Most Improved Offensive Player from spring drills. 2007: 8 GP; 3 GS; Rush: 6-63-10.5-0; Rec: 27-326-12.1-2; PR: 6-29-4.8-0 KR: 6-100-16.7-0; 3 Sol-3 TT; Saw action in final eight games and started the last three … Despite missing four games with a broken shoulder blade, finished third on the team in receiving yards (326) and receiving touchdowns (2) and fourth in receptions (27). 2006: 6 GP; 5 GS; Rush: 8-68-8.5-1; Rec: 15-232-15.5-1; KR: 13-274-21.1-0; Appeared in six games, starting the first five at flanker, before missing the remainder of the season due to damaged nerves in his left shoulder … Compiled the third-most all-purpose yards on the team despite missing the last half of the season … Racked up 268 all-purpose yards in first career start against Memphis, which ranks fourth in school history … Named SEC Freshman of the Week and National Freshman of the Week by Rivals.com.
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Chiefs' picks: Round 2/36 -- Dexter McCluster, WR, 5-8, 165, Mississippi, A versatile offensive performer who can run, catch and even pass, McCluster will be very busy in Haley and Charlie Weis' offense -- think former Giants RB Dave Meggett as an example. - by The Sports Xchange
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12/30/12 - WR Dexter McCluster was the team's second-most-productive receiver in 2012, catching 52 passes for 452 yards. He scored just one touchdown. McCluster added 12 carries for 70 yards. The Chiefs hoped to get big plays from him, but McCluster's longest gain of the year was 31 yards.
12/21/12 - WR Dexter McCluster continues to be a disappointment in his production for the Chiefs offense or special teams. Although he is the team's second leading receiver (48 catches for 417 yards and a TD catch) he has 59 touches for 477 yards. His longest play so far was 31 yards and that happened just last Sunday against Oakland. For the most part, McCluster has been removed from return duties in the kicking game, as he has just two punt returns for six yards.
12/16/12 - WR Dexter McCluster led the Chiefs in receiving against the Raiders with a career high seven catches for 59 yards, with 31 of those coming on the offense's longest play of the game. McCluster is the team's second leading receiver with 48 catches for 417 yards. That 31-yard play was his longest reception of the season.
12/10/12 - WR Dexter McCluster has just 418 offensive yards on 52 touches through 13 games, totals that are far below what he produced last year. In Todd Haley's offense during the 2011 season, McCluster produced 844 yards on 160 touches. This season, McCluster has produced just one offensive play of more than 20 yards.
11/28/12 - WR Dexter McCluster got the go-ahead to take part in practice after sustaining a head injury in the Chiefs' loss to Denver. McCluster was limited in his participation, however, taking part only in position drills and not the team work segments.