John Metchie III

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John Metchie III
Alabama Crimson Tide – No. 8
PositionWide receiver
Career history
Bowl games
High schoolSt. James School, Maryland
(Hagerstown, Maryland)
Personal information
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career highlights and awards

John Metchie III is a Canadian college football wide receiver for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Early years[edit]

Metchie was born in Taiwan and lived in Ghana and Canada before moving to the United States to attend high school.[1] He attended St. James School, Maryland in Hagerstown, Maryland and spent a post-graduate year at the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey.[2] Metchie committed to the University of Alabama to play college football.[3][4]

College career[edit]

As a true freshman at Alabama in 2019, Metchie played in all 13 games and had four catches for 23 yards.[5] Metchie became one of Alabama's top three receivers his sophomore year in 2020.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Canadian John Metchie defies the odds to become top U.S. football recruit". Toronto Sun.
  2. ^, Todderick Hunt | NJ Advance Media for (May 22, 2018). "4-star WR Metchie to Peddie | Is he now N.J.'s best WR?". nj.
  3. ^ Parasiliti, Bob. "Saint James grad Metchie commits to Alabama". Herald-Mail Media.
  4. ^ Casagr, Michael; Mcasagr, E. (July 7, 2018). "Alabama gets commitment from 4-star WR". al.
  5. ^ "John Metchie already adding to Alabama's continuing run of stellar receivers".
  6. ^ News, Brett Hudson The Tuscaloosa. "Crimson Tide's Metchie shows star potential". TimesDaily.
  7. ^ "When Alabama Needed Its No. 3 Receiver, John Metchie Answered the Call".

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