Stefon Mar’sean Diggs, born on November 29, 2019, is an American football wide receiver who plays for Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played football while in high school and also while in college. He was selected by the Vikings as the 146th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He’s one of the best wide receiver in the history of NFL.
Stefon Diggs Bio: Age, Siblings, Early Life
Stefon Diggs was born in Gaithersburg, Maryland on November 29, 1993 and was raised alongside his siblings at the place of his birth.
Stefon Diggs Education Details
He attended Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Montgomery County, Maryland, where he played football and also ran track. During his high school years, he was noted for his exceptional skills in all his games. He played football majorly and as a junior in 2010, he recorded 23 touchdowns and 810 receiving yards which made him the runner-up for the Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year. When he was a senior, he recorded remarkable stats: 770 receiving yards,277 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. On the defense aspect, Diggs recorded 31.5 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 1 sack.
In recognition of his impressive accomplishments, he was chosen to the All-Metro first team by The Washington Post. Adding to this, he was invited to play in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. After finishing from high school, Diggs accepted an athletic scholarship offer to attend the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. There he decided to be committed to the university’s Terrapins football team from 2012 to 2014 under coach Randy Edsall. As one of the best stars in the team, he earned a few prestigious awards which includes the Second-team All-Big Ten in 2014, Professional Football Writers Award (PFWA) All-Rookie Team in 2015 amongst others.
Stefon Diggs Professional Career
Stefon Diggs is one of the many NFL players who did not complete their college career before joining the big league. He joined the Minnesota Vikings after his selection as the 146th overall pick in the 5th round of 2015 NFL draft. The wide receiver agreed a four-year, $2.5 million deal that includes a guaranteed $227,000 signing bonus with the team. As a Vikings player, Diggs has had an impressive number of rushing yards, tackles and sacks. Being impressed and delighted with his abilities and accomplishments, the team extended their contract with him for another five years. Diggs signed the new contract on July 23, 2018 and this will end in 2023.
He is regarded as the second-best wide receiver in the nation and the number one prospect in the whole of Maryland by Rival.com. Ever since he came a professional football player, he has set outstanding records with his performances in the history of National Football League (NFL).
Stefon Diggs Family And Personal Life
Stephanie Diggs is the mother (who is still alive) of Stefon Diggs while Aron Diggs is his father who died of congestive heart failure in January 2008 at the age of 39. Stefon was 14 years of age when his father died, but he has taken a fatherly figure over his two younger brothers, Darez and Trevon, since then. His two younger brothers also play football. Darez currently plays for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers while Trevon currently plays for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide. Diggs also has some half-relatives.
On the relationship side of his personal life, the 26-year-old footballer has been linked to quite a number of ladies in the past. He has a daughter with Tyler Marie who they gave birth to on October 14, 2016. It’s not exactly known if both are still in romantic relationship because recently Diggs was linked to singer Bridgett Kelly.
Stefon Diggs Net Worth
There has been no recent information about the player’s salary, earnings and estimated net worth. As soon as there is any latest information on this, you will be updated.