SEATTLE — DK Metcalf established his credentials as one of many NFL’s quickest gamers together with his well-known chase-down of Arizona Cardinals security Budda Baker.
The Seattle Seahawks vast receiver will now check his pace towards sprinters.
He is competing within the USA Observe and Subject Golden Video games and Distance Open, which is Sunday in Walnut, California. USATF’s web site lists Metcalf among the many individuals within the 100-meter sprint.
Metcalf hinted at his participation in the event in a tweet on Monday.
Along with starring in soccer and basketball at Oxford Excessive College in Mississippi, the 6-foot-4, 229-pound Metcalf was a standout hurdler and long-jumper. He ran a 4.33-second 40-yard sprint on the 2019 scouting mix and reached a high pace of twenty-two.64 mph when he chased down Baker final October, in response to NFL Subsequent Gen Stats. On the time, that was the second-fastest pace any NFL participant had reached in pursuit in 2020.
Metcalf made the Professional Bowl final season after catching 83 passes for a franchise-record 1,303 yards.