Former Ole Miss star Dexter McCluster signs with arena football team
Former Ole Miss do-it-all Dexter McCluster is still playing football.
The former electrifying Rebels standout signed with the Massachusetts Pirates of the National Arena League.
“I’m here to learn as fast as possible, get to know my teammates and my new brothers and get in where I fit in. I’m going to work hard, I’m going to push and motivate myself as well as others and we’ll see where the chips fall,” McCluster said in a statement released by the team.
McCluster is a seven-year NFL veteran who made the 2013 NFL Pro Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs. During his seven seasons, McCluster played for the Chiefs (2010-13), Tennessee Titans (2014-15) and San Diego Chargers (2016). Following his NFL stint, McCluster played in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts.
During his NFL career, McCluster racked up nearly 2,000 yards receiving, over 1,000 yards rushing, over 1,500 yards on kick returns and over 1,300 yards on punt returns. He scored a total of 12 TDs during his NFL career.
At Ole Miss, McCluster had a brilliant final season with the Rebels. He rushed for over 1,100 yards and recorded 520 receiving yards. He scored 22 TDs during his four years at Ole Miss.