“The All-American multi-purpose offensive threat for Ole Miss, [Dexter] McCluster was taken by Kansas City with the fourth pick of the second round, the 36th pick overall, when the NFL draft resumed Friday evening…”
McCluster earned first team All-America honors in 2009, when he became the first player in SEC history with 1,000 rushing yards (1,169) and 500 receiving yards (520) in the same season. It marked the second-highest rushing total in school history….
On back-to-back picks in the third round, Buffalo (No. 72) selected defensive end Alex Carrington, a Tupelo native from Arkansas State, and Miami (No. 73) picked John Jerry, an offensive lineman from Ole Miss…
“Ole Miss safety Kendrick Lewis was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs today in the fifth round, joining Dexter McCluster, who was taken by KC in the second round.”
“The San Francisco 49ers chose former Mississippi State running back Anthony Dixon with the fourth pick of the sixth round of the NFL Draft today.”
Just saw another Ole Miss player go in the sixth round, Greg Hardy – a total of six drafted thus far with Mississippi connections. Anyone else watching?