2010 NFL Combine Results: Dexter McCluster Lifts More than LeGarrette Blount

February 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It should be well known that Ole Miss running back Dexter McCluster is on the smaller size as far as his height and weight are concerned.  But not too many people expected him to be as strong as he actually is at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Ind.
McCluster stands at 5'9" and 172 pounds, but when he approached the bench-press test, many did not know what to expect from the explosive player.
After positioning himself on his back, McCluster lifted 225 pounds, then lifted it again, then again, and so on.
McCluster lifted 225 pounds a total of 20 times, matching the total of the top wide receivers who lifted the same amount of weight.
Though McCluster's 20 reps were the eighth best for running backs, he still out-lifted 241-pound Oregon running back LeGarrette Blount, who only managed 19 reps.
Even comparing McCLuster's impressive strength to some of the offensive lineman, which some almost double McCLuster's body weight, he out-lifted West Virginia t...

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