DK Metcalf, the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver and one of the fastest players in the NFL caused a stire when he ran 22.64 mph for an entire 100m, which is something like in 9.88 seconds despite put on a helmet and pads but without a block start.
Metcalf now challenged the like of Ronnie Baker and Mike Rogers over 100m in Sunday’s USATF Golden Games at Mt. SAC. to put his speed to the test against them.
Other highlight events at the USATF Golden Games and are world champion Noah Lyles faces 17-year-old pro Erriyon Knighton in the 200m.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo who edged Allyson Felix for Rio Olympic 400m gold, said she plans to bypass the 400m for the 200m in Tokyo as the events overlap on the Olympic schedule, will face Felix in the 200m.
Evan Jager, who took 3000m steeplechase silver in Rio for the best U.S. finish in that event since 1952, is entered in his first steeple since 2018, an absence due in part to injury.
Sha’Carri Richardson, who last month ran 10.72 for 100m to become the sixth-fastest woman in history, headlines the women’s 100m.