DK Metcalf is a tight end for the New England Patriots. He started off his career at Ole Miss before transferring to LSU. He then transferred again to Fork Union Military Academy after being kicked off the team at LSU. At Fork Union, he became the school’s all-time leading receiver. He then went to college at Virginia Tech. He was named All-American, First Team All Big 12, and Biletnikoff Award finalist in 2016. He was drafted in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He played in 14 games in his rookie season, catching 20 passes for 239 yards and two touchdowns. His best performance was in week 16 where he had seven catches for 102 yards and a touchdown.
The 49ers have been trying to sign him to a long term deal since he entered the league. However, they could not reach an agreement until now. According to ESPN, the 49ers offered him a 4 year deal worth $32 million. The 49ers want to keep him around for years to come.