Mississippi RB/WR Dexter McCluster wasn't on our list of the Kansas City Chiefs' draft interests. But Chiefs head coach Todd Haley did talk about McCluster at the NFL Combine.
Courtesy of AP's own man on the ground at the Combine Matt Conner, we have some background on what the Chiefs were thinking on drafting Dexter McCluster with the 36th pick.
When asked about hybrid running backs at the NFL Combine, Todd Haley said, "As we went through the year with Jamaal, there were times where he was split outside and I know against the San Diego Chargers, he caught a double move on one of the top corners, I believe, in the league and looked like a receiver doing it."
Todd Haley, a coach coming from an offensive background, has to be excited to use players like Jamaal Charles and now Dexter McCluster. At the Combine, Haley said, "And when you see these guys, like McCluster you're talking about -- that have really good production in multiple areas, they have a unique skill set that you'd be excited to try to utilize."
An amazing athlete who can play multiple positions? Sounds like a member of The Right 53 to me.