Clarksdale born Terrence Orlando Metcalf had a distinguished career in both college and professional football. He was an All-American from the University of Mississippi in nearby Oxford, MS, and he played for the Chicago Bears throughout his professional football career.
In school in Clarkdale, Terrence was a Parade Magazine high-school All-American. His father and brother also played in the National Football League, and his son played football at the University of Mississippi as well.
At Ole Miss, Metcalf was a twice honored first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection (2000, 2001). He was also a second-team All-American selection (1999), and a consensus first-team All-American in 2001.
Terrence was a third-round draft selection for the Chicago Bears in 2002. He played for seven years with the Bears and played in the 2006-07 Super Bowl.
Sign location: Corner of Issaquena and E. 3rd St.
Sign Production: digital art by Richard Bolen
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