The roster tells us that Ole Miss’ D.K. Metcalf is a wide receiver, a potential first-round NFL Draft pick at that. The eye test makes Metcalf appear to be a defensive end or linebacker.
Metcalf is big. Really big at that. He was listed at 6-foot-4, 230 pounds by Ole Miss, but he looks even larger than that.
Take this most recent pic of Metcalf that is going viral. It features him standing next to a couple of other players in the gym, and Metcalf is absolutely dwarfing the competition.
Check it out:
DK Metcalf has somehow gotten bigger since last we saw him pic.twitter.com/DdkEZ2my6g
— Bunkie Perkins (@BunkiePerkins) February 11, 2019
Metcalf’s college stats (67 receptions, 1,228 yards and 14 touchdowns in 21 games) don’t jump off the page, but his physical gifts and stature do. It’s the reason why he is on the radar of teams in the first round.
In the most recent Sporting News mock draft, Vinnie Iyer has Metcalf going off the board at No. 17 to the Cleveland Browns. Meanwhile, Luke Easterling’s latest Draft Wire mock has Metcalf being chosen sooner than that.
Easterling has the Buffalo Bills picking Metcalf at No. 9 overall as a new weapon for second-year quarterback Josh Allen.
It is a long way to go until April, but Metcalf has seemingly positioned himself in a good spot as of now.