TJ Metcalf - Football - Arkansas Razorbacks

#18 TJ Metcalf

DB | So | 6-1 | 199 | Birmingham, Ala. | Pinson Valley HS

2023 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games as a true freshman, seeing time on special teams and in the secondary … Recovered one fumble and logged 15 total tackles for the season … Made four tackles and recovered a fumble in his collegiate debut in win over Western Carolina (Sept. 2) … Tallied a lone stop vs. BYU (Sept. 16) … Recorded two tackles at Alabama (Oct. 14) … Logged three stops in win at Florida (Nov. 4) … Posted a career-high five tackles vs. Auburn (Nov. 11).

High School: A four-star prospect according to Rivals … Rated the No. 33 safety nationally by Rivals … No. 23 player in Alabama according to 247Sports … Played on both sides of the ball for head coach Lee Guess at Pinson Valley High School in Pinson, Ala. … As a senior, racked up 65.5 total tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss … Logged 10 pass breakups and one interception … Also recorded three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery … Offensively, caught four passes for 91 yards and two touchdowns … Selected to play in the 2022 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic … CHOSE ARKANSAS OVER: Florida State, Indiana, Maryland, Miami (FL), Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nebraska, Ole Miss, Penn State, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, West Virginia and others.

PERSONAL: Son of Tarrus and Neely Metcalf … Has a sister, Tinsley, and a brother, Tevis – who is an Arkansas defensive back … Father played football at Ole Miss … Cousin of NFL WR and former Ole Miss WR DK Metcalf … Birthdate: May 6, 2005.