Sport Is DK Metcalf really fast enough to make the Olympic trials in 100m?
Seattle Seahawks’ DK Metcalf could be latest NFL player with potential Olympic bid
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf turned heads with displays of speed on the gridiron. On Sunday, he’ll trade his helmet and pads for track spikes and run for a chance at the Olympic Trials. Metcalf is set to race in the 100m in this weekend’s USATF Golden Games and Distance Open at Mt. SAC in Walnut, California. NBC, NBCSports.com/live and the NBC Sports app air live coverage on Sunday from 4:30-6 p.m. ET. Peacock streams live coverage from 3:15-6 p.m. ET and USATF.tv coverage airs from 2-4:30 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET onwards. Metcalf ran a 4.
It was all the way back in October of last year that Seattle Seahawks wideoutby chasing down Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker after an interception and tackled him, saving a would-be pick six.
The next day,of USA Track and Field responded to the highlight that was going mega-viral, and said, “For everyone asking if we have a spot open on our relay team for [Metcalf and NFL] players are welcome to come test their speed against real speed next year at the Olympic Trials.”
Metcalf had this response:
See you there ????
Top U.S. swimmers entered in last Pro Series meet before Olympic Trials
Olympic champions Lilly King, Nathan Adrian, Allison Schmitt and Matt Grevers headline next week's Tyr Pro Swim Series stop in Indianapolis.The entry list is here.— DK Metcalf (@dkm14)
Well, it’s next year. And it appears Metcalf is actually going to give the 100m a go on Sunday at the USATF Golden Games and Distance Open!
...— DK Metcalf (@dkm14)
So that begs the question: how fast is he? And can he really qualify for Olympic Trials? Let’s break it all down:MORE:
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