The play of Largo grad Dexter McCluster in Ole Miss’ win over Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl hasn’t gone unnoticed. Over the weekend, he was named to the Rivals.com 2009 All-Bowl Team..
McCluster, a senior RB, rushed for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the Rebels' 21-7 victory. He was named the game's MVP for the second year in a row.
Others to make the squad included: Tim Tebow, QB, Florida; Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama; and Jordan Shipley, WR, Texas.
McCluster, who started the season at WR, finished with 1,169 rushing yards. He topped the 100-yard mark in five of his team’s final seven games.
The complete Rivals.com All-Bowl Team can be found here.