The Seattle Seahawks are set to host the final day of the team’s 2019 rookie mini camp on Sunday, and through the first two days second round pick wide receiver DK Metcalf has unquestionably been the star. From his physique, the videos of him in route running drills and the simple fact that he is a mountain of a receiver, he’s garnered attention from fans and media alike.
Here is just a sampling of some of the attention he’s gained, starting with former Seahawks camp quarterback Jake Heaps and a sampling of other members of the media.
Uhhh... DK Metcalf is scary good... Worth every bit of the hype. He will be an instant impact player. The QB in me is already in love #Seahawks— Jake Heaps (@jtheaps9) May 4, 2019
Rumor is DK Metcalf turned many heads yesterday in rookie minicamp. Don’t be surprised if his role is much bigger than initially expected. Again, his QB is Russell Wilson. Don’t let that little fact go unnoticed. Big things are ahead for this duo. pic.twitter.com/qGy2Q9lEpe— Dr. Kevin J. Murray (@DrKJMurray) May 4, 2019
The Seahawks media team even got into things, posting the following picture of Metcalf on its Twitter account on Friday.
That appears to be an infectious smile from a player who, by all accounts, appears to be truly excited for the opportunities that lay ahead for him with the Seahawks. However, that picture didn’t escape the eyes of former Ole Miss teammate and the 51st pick of the Tennessee Titans in the 2019 NFL Draft A.J. Brown, who had the following response.
D.K. been trying to wear a hoodie in practice since forever. He living his best life now https://t.co/5067BmIi4t— AJ Brown (@Brown1arthur) May 4, 2019
In short, it appears as though Metcalf is enjoying the type of freedom that head coach Pete Carroll extends to his players, a luxury it doesn’t sound like he had at Ole Miss.
There’s more than four months left until the start of the 2019 NFL season, but the hype train for Metcalf shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.