Quick Facts About DK Metcalf
|Celebrated Name||DK Metcalf|
|Birth Name||DeKaylin Zecharius Metcalf|
|Place Of Birth||Oxford, Mississippi|
|Birth Nation||United States|
|Famous For||Seattle Seahawks drafted Metcalf in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft|
|Siblings||4 (Zharia, Zoe, Zkyra, Daylin)|
|High School||Oxford High School|
|College / University||University of Mississippi|
|Current Team||Seattle Seahawks|
|First Club||Seattle Seahawks|
|Girlfriend||Cirena Wilson (Rumored)|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||229 lbs (104 kg)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
DeKaylin Zecharius “DK” Metcalf, professionally known as DK Metcalf is an American football player who plays for the NFL team Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks drafted the wide receiver in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He set an NFL record for most receiving yards by a rookie in a playoff game with 89 receiving yards. For his outstanding performance in the 2020 season, he was named to Pro Bowl.
He played college football at the University of Mississippi.
What is DK Metcalf Famous For?
Seattle Seahawks drafted Metcalf in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Where is DK Metcalf From?
DK Metcalf was born on 14 December 1997. His birth name is DeKaylin Zecharius Metcalf. His birth place is in Oxford, Mississippi in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to his father Terrence Metcalf and his mother Tonya Metcalf. He has four siblings Zharia, Zoe, Zkyra, and Daylin. He belongs to African-American ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Metcalf attended Oxford High School, where he started playing football. He recorded 224 receptions for 3,302 yards and 49 touchdowns. He was regarded as a four-star prospect and was ranked the No. 14 wide receiver prospect by Rivals.com.
After high school, he committed to play college football at the University of Mississippi.
His freshman season for the Ole Miss Rebels finished early due to a foot injury. He was granted a redshirt following his injury. In his sophomore season, he recorded 39 receptions for 646 yards and 7 touchdowns. He recorded 26 receptions for 569 yards during the 2019 season. His 2018 season ended after he sustained a season-ending neck injury.
He declared for the 2019 NFL Draft after the 2019 season. He finished his college career with 67 receptions for 1,228 yards and 14 touchdowns.
DK Metcalf Career
The Seattle Seahawks drafted him in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He signed a rookie contract worth $4.6 million with the Seahawks.He made his NFL debut against the Cincinnati Bengals on 8 September 2019. He made 4 receptions for 89 receiving yards. He set a franchise record for total receiving yards by a player making his NFL debut. He broke Hall of Famer Steve Largent’s previous record of 86 yards. He finished his rookie season with 900 receiving yards on 58 receptions with 7 receiving touchdowns. He set the NFL record for most receiving yards by a rookie in a playoff game after he recorded 7 catches for 160 yards and a touchdown in the Seahawks’ Wild Card Round win over Philadelphia Eagles. He finished the 2020 season with 1,303 receiving yards on 83 receptions with 10 touchdowns. He set the franchise record of most yards in a season with his 1,303 receiving yards. He was named to Pro Bowl and Second-team All-Pro in 2020.
DK Metcalf Girlfriend
The Seahawks wide receiver is not married yet. However, he is not single. He is dating IG model Cirena Wilson. The two were seen hanging out during Super Bowl weekend in Miami. However, no official confirmation has been made yet.
ESPN announcer Joe Tessitore once mistakenly called Metcalf, “Decaf Metcalf”. Metcalf then partnered with Volcanica Coffee, which began selling 16-ounce bags of coffee labeled “Decaf Metcalf” on the company’s website. The part of the proceedings from the coffee sales would go to Prison Fellowship.
DK Metcalf Height
DK Metcalf stands at a height of 1.93 m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a body weight of 229 lbs i.e. 104 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are both dark brown. He is frequently seen coloring his hair in different colors, especially green. His sexual orientation is straight.
DK Metcalf Salary and Net Worth
DK Metcalf earns from his professional career as a football player. He currently plays for the NFL team Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks drafted him 64th overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year rookie contract worth $4.6 million with the Seahawks in May 2019. His rookie contract earned him an annual salary of $1.1 million. He will surely land a lucrative offer in the near future that will earn him more salary in the coming years. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $2 million.
Did You Know?
He forgo his last two years of college and declared for the 2019 NFL Draft.He was drafted 64th overall.He was the 9th of 28 wide receivers drafted in the 2019 NFL Draft.His father was an offensive lineman in the NFL.