Know About D.K. Metcalf; Stats, Injury, Height, Age, Father, Dating

Published Date: 03 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 02 Mar, 2021 By Celebs Podium

A season-long neck injury in 2018 was not enough for D.K. Metcalf to stop dreaming for an exceptional future in the NFL. Rightly so, the 21-years-of-age kid has big shoes to fill laid by his former NFL star father.

Considered as ‘the hulk’ of American football, D.K. Metcalf is so early in his sports career. However, his physical appearance and immense passion for the game assuredly contend him as a breakthrough NFL star in the future.

D.K. Metcalf’s Bio: Age, Father, Height

D.K. Metcalf, also known by his birth name DeKaylin Zecharius Metcalf, was born on 14 December 1997 in Oxford, Mississippi. The 22-years-of-age American native is the son to his former NFL player father, Terrence Metcalf, and loving mother, Tonya Metcalf. Terrence played as an offensive lineman in the NFL for over seven seasons during the early 2000s. DeKaylin grew up alongside his four siblings.


D.K. Metcalf pictured with his family on 3 January 2016 (Picture: Tonya’s Instagram)

As of his educational background, Metcalf attended Oxford High School in Oxford, Mississippi. There on, he initiated his football career and later got enrolled in the University of Mississippi.

The young prospect has strong physics with a height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.91m) and he weighs at 103 kg (228 lbs).

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Early College Career Stats

Metcalf registered the career stats of 224 receptions for 3,302 yards and 49 touchdowns during his high school. Following that, he kicked off his college career with Ole Miss Rebels as a wide receiver in 2016. Unfortunately, the talented freshman suffered a season-ending foot injury after playing just two games.

Net year, Metcalf came strong and recorded 39 receptions for 646 yards and seven touchdowns in 2017. Meanwhile, he was going good with 26 receptions for 569 yards before sustaining another season-ending neck injury in a match against Arkansas in 2018. However, his college stats of 67 receptions for 1228 yards and 14 touchdowns were enough for Metcalf to book his place in 2019 NFL Draft, which takes place on April 25-27.


D.K. Metcalf as Ole Miss Rebels player (Picture: ESPN)

The preparation for the draft is going well for Metcalf as he recently recorded a 4.33 40-yard dash, a 40.5-inch vertical leap, and an 11-foot-2 broad jump at the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.

Seattle Seahawks Selected Him In The 2019 NFL Draft

The Seattle Seahawks selected Metcalf in the second round (64th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. On 8 September 2019, he made his first regular-season game against the Cincinnati Bengals. There, he made four receptions for 89 receiving yards as the Seahawks won 21-20.

In the Wild Card round of the playoffs against the Philadelphia Eagles on 5 2020, he recorded seven catches for 160 yards and a touchdown. This is the NFL record for most receiving yards by a rookie in a playoff game.

D.K. Metcalf Dating Status; Girlfriend

Metcalf is currently giving his cent percent for the preparation of the NFL draft which keeps him mostly occupied from a professional perspective. On his personal side, he is enjoying the relationship with an Instagram model girlfriend.

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The NFL youngster is reportedly dating a blonde college student named Cirena Wilson. According to the SportsGossip, he even sent the 100 roses for his new girlfriend Cirena on Valentine’s Day 2020. However, he is yet to confirm the new relationship so far.

Some Interesting Facts About D.K. Metcalf

  • Among D.K.’s siblings, his sisters, Zharia Metcalf and Zkyra Metcalf are active on Instagram.
  • His physical appearance is also compared with the former NFL star Jim Brown.
  • His father also formerly played the college football for Ole Miss Rebels.
  • Metcalf’s dream is to attend culinary school and open his own restaurant in the future.


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