Selected with the 32nd pick in the second round (64th overall) in the 2019 NFL Draft.
HOW ACQUIRED: Selected with the 32nd pick in the second round (64th overall) in the 2019 NFL Draft. Third player selected out of Ole Miss, first since 2005 (Chris Spencer).
COLLEGE: Started 19 of 21 games played at Ole Miss, leaving school after his redshirt sophomore year. Recorded 67 receptions for 1,228 yards and 14 touchdowns during in college career. His 14 career touchdown receptions are ninth all‐time in program history.
RS Sophomore: Started the season’s first seven games before suffering a season‐ending neck injury at Arkansas. Hauled in 26 catches for 569 yards and five touchdowns. Prior to injury, was ranked fourth in the SEC with five receiving TDs and third in the conference in receiving yards. Added to the Biletnikoff Award watch list after fast start to 2018 season.
RS Freshman: SEC All‐Freshman. Week 10 SEC Co‐Freshman of the Week following his game‐winning TD catch at Kentucky. Played and started in all 12 games. Caught 39 passes for 646 yards and seven TDs in 2017, all career highs. Ranked seventh in the SEC with seven TD receptions.
Freshman: Awarded a medical redshirt for his 2016 freshman season. Scored touchdowns in each of his first two college games. Broke his foot vs. Wofford (9/10/17) and missed the last 10 games of the season.
PERSONAL: Attended Oxford High and was a U.S. Army and MaxPreps All‐America selection. A consensus 4‐star prospect by the major recruiting services and listed as the No. 70 overall recruit and the fifth‐best in Mississippi by Rivals.com. Ranked as the 14th‐best wide receiver recruit in the nation by Rivals.com, No. 18 by Scout.com and No. 19 by 247Sports.com. Full name is DeKaylin Zecharius Metcalf. Father, Terrence, was an NFL and Ole Miss All‐America offensive lineman. Majored in hospitality management major.