Dwight McLean
No. 24     New Orleans VooDoo
Defensive Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-28) October 28, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Corona, California
High School: Santiago High School
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Purdue
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2011 for the San Jose SaberCats
Career history
* San Jose SaberCats (2011)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Tackles     130
Interceptions     3
Pass Breakups     14
Forced Fumbles     3
Fumble Recoveries     2
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Dwight George McLean (born in October 28, 1988) is an American football defensive back, who currently plays for the New Orleans VooDoo of the Arena Football League.

Early life[edit | edit source]

McLean attended Santiago High School in Corona, California.

College career[edit | edit source]

Fullerton College[edit | edit source]

After high school McLean attended Fullerton College

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Dwight McLean
Corona, California Fullerton College 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) 205 lb (93 kg) 4.6 Feb 26,
Scout:N/A   Rivals:N/A   ESPN grade: JC
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: -- (S)   Rivals: -- (S), -- (CA)  ESPN: -- (S)
Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

McLean committed to Purdue University on February 26, 2008.[1] McLean was not heavily recruited, only landing football scholarships from 3 FBS schools (New Mexico State, San Diego State and Purdue).

Purdue[edit | edit source]

McLean's play netted him a scholarship to continue his football career at Purdue University. He was named a starting safety midway through the season in 2008, and was a starter in 2009.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

San Jose SaberCats[edit | edit source]

McLean signed with the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League in 2011. McLean lead the SaberCats with 80 tackles on the season.

Arizona Rattlers[edit | edit source]

In 2012, McLean was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers. McLean was later released before the season ended.

San Antonio Talons[edit | edit source]

Later in 2012b McLean was assigned to the San Antonio Talons. McLean helped the Talons finish the season with a 14-2 record, but the Talons fell short of the ArenaBowl.

New Orleans VooDoo[edit | edit source]

8 weeks into the 2013 season, McLean was assigned to the New Orleans VooDoo.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Dwight McLean". www.rivals.com. Yahoo!. http://rivals.yahoo.com/purdue/football/recruiting/player-Dwight-McLean-72786. Retrieved May 17, 2013.
  2. "VooDoo Welcome LJ Castile Back to the Graveyard". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. May 16, 2013. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4595551. Retrieved May 17, 2013.

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