7 Metrius Fleming
7 - Metrius Fleming
Height: 6-0
Weight: 178
Year: So.
Hometown: Elberton, Ga.
Position: WR
Previous School: Elbert County HS
gp 7
yds 120
yds/g 17.1
td 0
2020-21 (Sophomore): Played and started the first five games of the spring campaign before getting sidelined with an injury ... finished the year fourth in receiving with 12 catches for 187 yards and one touchdown, averaging 15.6 yards per catch ... had a season-high 52 yards against Austin Peay (2/21/21) with a career-long 41-yard catch, while also collecting 52 yards against Murray State (3/14/21) ... led the team in kick return yards with seven returns for 132 yards, averaging 18.9 yards per try ... had a season-high 68 return yards against Murray State ... also rushed four times for 16 yards.
 
2019 (Freshman): The talented and versatile receiver made an impact in his first season with the Golden Eagles, ending the season with a team-high 629 yards on 47 catches with three touchdowns ... also ran 17 times for 94 yards and two scores ... returned 18 kicks for 477 yards (an average of 26.5 yards) with a 91-yard kickoff return touchdown against Virginia-Wise (9/14/19) ... Had a career-high 165 receiving yards on seven catches at Western Illinois (9/21/19) with a season-long catch of 40 yards ... all three of his receiving touchdowns came in OVC play with TD catches against UT Martin, Austin Peay and Jacksonville State ... averaged 52.4 receiving yards per game and 7.8 rushing yards per game ... was the third-leading scorer on the team behind Bailey Fisher and Haidar Zaidan with 38 points ... was named the OVC Newcomer of the Week four of the season's 12 weeks ... named to the All-OVC second team as a specialist and to the first team on the Phil Steele picks.
 
HIGH SCHOOL: A fantastic receiver out of Elbert County HS, Fleming put up big numbers this season. He caught 66 passes for 1,180 yards, averaging 17.9 yards per catch and 118 yards per game. He also saw action at running back, rushing 11 times for 182 yards, and at quarterback, completing a pass for 56 yards. In track and field, Fleming recorded a state championship in both the long jump and 110-meter high hurdles. Fleming was named All-Region and Honorable Mention All-State in 2017, while named the Region 8AA Athlete of the Year, preseason All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the team’s Golden Helmet MVP winner this season. In track and field, Fleming also won a state championship in 2018, earning state-best marks in the long jump (24’1”) and the 110 hurdles (13.94). Fleming also played basketball at Elbert County High.
 
PERSONAL: The son of Karlos Fleming and Yolanda Hall ... born Jan. 14, 2000, in Athens, Ga. ... brother, Tyshon Dye, played football for three years at Clemson.
 
ACADEMICS: Enrolled in multidisciplinary studies.
 
AWARDS: 2019: Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week (9/1/19. 9/15/19, 9/22/19, 10/6/19), STATS FCS Honorable Mention National Freshman Player of the Week (9/16/2019), All-Ohio Valley Conference second-team specialist, Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer Team, Phil Steele All-OVC first team; 2020-21: Preseason All-OVC team
Recent Games
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 11 4
Yards 120 46
Yards per game 17.1 15.3
Yards per catch 10.9 11.5
Touchdowns 0 0
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 1 7
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 1 1 1.0 1 0 - -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 1 -7 -7.0 0 0 - -
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 - - - - - - -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 2 5 2.5 4 0 - -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 1 8 8.0 8 0 - -
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 4 46 11.5 23 0 - -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 3 38 12.7 14 0 - -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 1 23 23.0 23 0 - -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 - - - - - 0
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 3 35 11.7 13 0 - - - - -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 1 19 19.0 19 0 - - - - -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 2 29 14.5 17 0 - - - - -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 1 1 5 - - 6
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 1 -7 8 - - 1
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 1 - 46 - 35 81
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 1 - - - 19 19
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 1 - 38 - 29 67
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 1 - 23 - - 23
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 0 - - 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Samford L, 52-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Furman L, 26-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Tennessee L, 56-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 25 Eastern Illinois L, 28-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Southeast Missouri W, 28-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at NC Central W, 27-16 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 at Tennessee State L, 20-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Virginia-Lynchburg W, 56-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at Murray State L, 32-27 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 UT Martin L, 42-3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at Austin Peay L, 48-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2019-20 12 1 2 50.0% 58 4.8 29.0 0 0 58 293.6
2020-21 5 1 1 100.0% 17 3.4 17.0 0 0 17 242.8
2021-22 7 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
2022-23 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 35 2 4 50.0% 75 2.1 18.8 0 0 58 207.5
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2019-20 12 17 94 7.8 5.5 2 66 1 0
2020-21 5 4 16 3.2 4.0 0 12 - -
2021-22 7 2 -6 -0.9 -3.0 0 1 - -
2022-23 11 11 74 6.7 6.7 0 36 2 1
Total 35 34 178 5.1 5.2 2 66 3 1
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2019-20 12 47 3.9 629 52.4 13.4 3 40
2020-21 5 12 2.4 187 37.4 15.6 1 41
2021-22 7 11 1.6 120 17.1 10.9 0 23
2022-23 11 31 2.8 404 36.7 13.0 1 32
Total 35 101 2.9 1340 38.3 13.3 5 41
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2019-20 12 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2020-21 5 - - - - - - - 0
2021-22 7 - - - - - - - 0
2022-23 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 35 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2019-20 12 - - - - - - - -
2020-21 5 - - - - - - - -
2021-22 7 - - - - - - - -
2022-23 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 35 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2019-20 18 477 26.5 1 91 - - - - -
2020-21 7 132 18.9 0 38 - - - - -
2021-22 6 83 13.8 0 19 - - - - -
2022-23 8 130 16.3 0 27 1 -1 -1.0 0 0
Total 39 822 21.1 1 91 1 -1 -1.0 0 0
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2019-20 12 94 629 - 477 1200 100.0
2020-21 5 16 187 - 132 335 67.0
2021-22 7 -6 120 - 83 197 28.1
2022-23 11 74 404 -1 130 607 55.2
Total 35 178 1340 -1 822 2339 66.8
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2019-20 36 3.0 2 3 1 - - - 0 - 0 0
2020-21 6 1.2 0 1 0 - - - - - - 0
2021-22 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
2022-23 6 0.5 0 1 0 0 - - - - 0 0
Total 48 1.4 2 5 1 0 - - 0 - 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2019-20 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2020-21 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2021-22 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2022-23 11 0 0 0.0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 35 0 0 0.0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 7 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Conference 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 3 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
-
September 3 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 7 2 -6 -0.9 -3.0 0 1 - -
Conference 3 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 1 1 0.3 1.0 0 1 - -
Away 3 1 -7 -2.3 -7.0 0 0 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 2 -6 -1.5 -3.0 0 1 - -
-
September 3 2 -6 -2.0 -3.0 0 1 - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 7 11 1.6 120 17.1 10.9 0 23
Conference 3 4 1.3 46 15.3 11.5 0 23
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 7 1.8 74 18.5 10.6 0 23
Away 3 4 1.3 46 15.3 11.5 0 14
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 4 1.3 61 20.3 15.3 0 23
Losses 4 7 1.8 59 14.8 8.4 0 23
-
September 3 7 2.3 59 19.7 8.4 0 23
October 4 4 1.0 61 15.3 15.3 0 23
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 7 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 3 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 7 - - - - - - - -
Conference 3 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 6 83 13.8 0 19 - - - - -
Conference 4 54 13.5 0 19 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 54 13.5 0 19 - - - - -
Away 2 29 14.5 0 17 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 48 16.0 0 19 - - - - -
Losses 3 35 11.7 0 13 - - - - -
-
September 3 35 11.7 0 13 - - - - -
October 3 48 16.0 0 19 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 7 -6 120 - 83 197 28.1
Conference 3 - 46 - 54 100 33.3
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 1 74 - 54 129 32.3
Away 3 -7 46 - 29 68 22.7
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 3 - 61 - 48 109 36.3
Losses 4 -6 59 - 35 88 22.0
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September 3 -6 59 - 35 88 29.3
October 4 - 61 - 48 109 27.3
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - 0 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -