Stefon Mar’sean Diggs surprised many NFL analysts when he was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, as most mock drafts predicted him to be chosen in the first round. The Vikings were certainly not expecting him to still be available at pick No. 146, but they couldn’t have been happier when they saw his name flash across their screen during the selection process at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on May 2nd, 2015. Stefon Marsean Diggs Receives a Fifth Round NFL Draft Pick
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College Career Stefon Marsean Diggs Receives a Fifth Round NFL Draft Pick
In 2012, Diggs finished second on the team with 53 receptions for 792 yards and seven touchdowns. He also returned 28 punts for 426 yards and two touchdowns. In 2013, he finished with 77 receptions for 903 yards, averaging 11.8 yards per catch and six touchdowns. In 2014, he had 61 receptions for 848 yards (16.0 avg.) and four touchdowns as well as 27 punt returns for 360 yards (13.4 avg.) Stefon Marsean Diggs Receives a Fifth Round NFL Draft Pick
It was announced on April 30, 2015 that Diggs would forgo his senior season at Maryland and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. He attended the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and completed all of the combine and positional drills. On March 31, 2016, he participated at Maryland’s pro day, but chose to stand on his combine numbers and only performed positional drills. During his time at Maryland, he had a multiple run-ins with local law enforcement that led him to be suspended from two games during his sophomore year.
- Born: 29 November 1993 (age 28 years), Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
- Receiving yards: 7,383
- Receptions: 595
- Receiving touchdowns: 48
- Education: University of Maryland (2012–2014), Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School
- Siblings: Trevon Diggs, Darez Diggs
- Parents: Aron Diggs, Stephanie Diggs
Stats & Awards
Stefon Mar’sean Diggs is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. In 2014, he was named First-team All-Big Ten by both coaches and media. He was also selected to play in four post season all star games including: The Senior Bowl, East–West Shrine Game, College Gridiron Showcase and NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. At Maryland, he was named All-ACC first team twice and Second-team All-American twice.
Highlights and Achievements
Some of Stefon’s achievements include his MVP win at BCS Championship Game, being drafted to Minnesota Vikings in fifth round in 2015, and having an average of 1 touchdown per game for 2 years. He currently plays for Buffalo Bills as a wide receiver.
Personal Life Stefon Marsean Diggs Receives a Fifth Round NFL Draft Pick
Stefon Mar’sean Diggs was born in Los Angeles, California on October 3, 1992. He is 23 years old and currently resides in Maryland where he went to college. His mother died from cancer when he was six years old, and since then has lived with his father and stepmother. He has three older brothers (two biological) and one younger sister. In addition to football, Stefon is also very passionate about basketball and golf.
Social Media Stats Stefon Marsean Diggs Receives a Fifth Round NFL Draft Pick
Stefon Mar’sean Diggs is an American football wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football at Maryland, and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. On July 30, 2016, Stefon signed a four-year deal worth $2.67 million with $250,000 guaranteed and had been traded to Buffalo Bills on August 15th for Cordarrelle Patterson. He debuted as wide receiver against New York Jets.