D.K. Metcalf goes off on Sunday Night Football


D.K. Metcalf had six receptions for 93 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-26 comeback win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Night Football.

The former Ole Miss Rebel scored his first touchdown of the game in the third quarter before taking over the game on the final drive.

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Metcalf had a monster catch on fourth and 10, beating Mississippi State alum Cameron Dantzler for 39 years and then put the game on ice with a six yard touchdown reception as the Seahawks improve to 5-0 to start the season.

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A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he provided extensive coverage of his alma mater, The University of Southern Mississippi. At Southern Miss, Jeff was a member of the Honors College and graduated with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Spanish. He also wrote for USM's award-winning school newspaper, The Student Printz, where he won first place for Best Sports Story in 2013. Jeff loves to travel, and is excited to get back on the water to reunite with his family. In his spare time you can find Jeff spending time with his friends, and maybe even winning a fantasy football league. For sports stories contact Jeff at jhaeger@wxxv25.com.