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Largo Leader
McCluster provides inspiration to area youth
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Dexter McCluster, right, demonstrates some moves at his football clinic April 23 at the Ridgecrest YMCA.
LARGO – About 150 boys and girls got a good workout with Kansas City Chief’s wider receiver Dexter McCluster and other volunteer coaches at a football clinic at the Ridgecrest YMCA April 23.

“I love to do it. I love the game, and I love being a role model, and I just want give children the opportunity to come out here and have fun … There was short such notice, but to see how it turned out, it’s blessing,” said McCluster, a standout at the Largo High School and University of Mississippi star.

Besides McCluster, several volunteers worked with the youth on several skills, such as blocking, tackling and catching the football.

Among the coaches was Jonathan Evans, an assistant to the city manager for the city of Largo.

“I think it’s a great turnout,” Evans said. “I think the kids in the neighborhood came out to support Dext. He stands for everything about this community – perseverance, working hard, taking care of business in the classroom, and then, ultimately, getting drafted in the community and coming back.”

McCluster had 21 catches for 209 yards and one touchdown in 11 regular games during his first season with the Chiefs last season. He rushed for 71 yards, averaging 3.9 yards per carry. He also had a 94-yard touchdown on a punt return, the longest in Chief’s history, on Sept. 13.

Largo officials said they had inquiries about the clinic from residents of Tampa and other areas. They expect the clinic to continue to grow.
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