How NFL prospect D.K. Metcalf’s physical gifts became viral phenomenon
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — How does one become a social media sensation, a sculpted specimen worthy of being a mythological deity and among the buzziest players at the NFL scouting combine?
Easy … just give up strawberry milk.
OK, maybe there’s just a bit more to the ascent of Ole Miss’ D.K. Metcalf, but try explaining the sudden prominence of an oft-injured player who was never better than the Rebels’ third-most productive receiver yet is suddenly considered a likely first-round draft pick.
Start with that photo on Twitter, the one featuring Metcalf’s massive musculature and incredible six-pack that eventually led to an erroneous report from NFL Media that he had an unbelievably low 1.6 percent body fat.
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