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2010 NFL Draft: The Kansas City Chiefs Draft RB/WR Dexter McCluster

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Wow. Did anybody see this coming?

The Kansas City Chiefs have drafted Mississippi WR/RB Dexter McCluster. Admittedly, I wasn't focused on running backs leading up to the draft so Mocking the Draft takes it away:

5'8, 165 pounds | Wide receiver/Running back | Mississippi

Acceleration/Burst/Quickness: Reaches his top speed in a blink. Once he has three to four steps moving downhill, he is moving at a higher speed than anyone else on the field.

Ball Protection: Hides the ball very well when moving through traffic, uses both arms to cover the ball as he lowers his shoulder. Very aware of the ball’s location in relation to his body when moving in space.

Elusiveness/Feet/Agility: Can miss a lot of tacklers, has the last second quickness to evade hits. Can cut on a 45 degree angle while moving at full speed without losing his momentum. Can find the tiny windows. Has an agile and flexible lower half with feet that appear to glide along the ground when he is in stride.

Pass Catching: Can make the tough catch all over the field. Smooth and fluid receiver that has plenty of experience playing in the slot. Totaled 130 receptions over his four year career at Ole Miss. Could very well end up playing wide receiver at the next level.

Pass Blocking: Willing to step and can deliver a surprising jolt to the pass rusher. Has power in that little frame . Does not have a lot of experience staying home and blocking however. Was almost always running a route when the ball was not in his hands.

Read the full report here. I was almost sure the Chiefs were going defense again with NT Terrence Cody but I guess not.

Again, wow. This was not being predicted by anyone. Video highlights are after the jump.