A seven year NFL veteran, McCluster was a second round pick (36 overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft out of Mississippi by the Kansas City Chiefs. After four seasons with the Chiefs, where he enjoyed a Pro Bowl selection in 2013 and was second team All-Pro the same season, he went on to play for two seasons with the Tennessee Titans and then in 2016 with the San Diego Chargers. His last professional season was in 2018 with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
McCluster, who grew up in Lago, FL, played in a total of 89 NFL games with 236 receptions for 1,993 yards and seven touchdowns. He also rushed 250 times for 1,042 yards with two scores. He was an explosive punt returner with 133 returns for 1,388 yards and three touchdowns and also returned 74 kickoffs for 1,554 yards. In his Pro Bowl season of 2013 he had 53 receptions for 511 yards and two touchdowns for the Chiefs while returning 58 punts for 686 yards and two more scores.
McCluster (5’8” 170 lbs.) played four seasons of SEC football at the University of Mississippi from 2006 through 2009. In 40 games with the Rebels he ran 304 times for 1,955 yards with 15 touchdowns and caught 130 passes for 1,703 yards and seven scores. As a senior he set two school single game records against Tennessee rushing for 282 yards and totaled 324 all-purpose yards. He was also the only player in SEC history to rush for over 1,000 yards and have 500 receiving yards in the same season.
Hometown: Largo, FL