Stefon Diggs is an American Football player for the NFL team Buffalo Bills who play at the position of Wide receiver. He has NFL statistics of 595 receptions, 7,383 receiving yards, and 48 receiving touchdowns. In 2020 he was honored with First-Team All-Pro, NFL receptions leader, and NFL receiving yards leader.
Stefon Diggs was born on 29th November 1993 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. The names of his parents are Aron and Stephanie Diggs. He also has siblings whose names are Trevon and Darez. Along with that, he has half-siblings named Porsche and Aron. At a young age, he was very athletic and used to play various sports with his siblings. Stefon has completed his high school education from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School located in Montgomery County, Maryland. In high school, he played football and ran track. For his further education, he went to the University of Maryland.
Stefon Diggs Career
As a junior at high school, he had 810 yards receiving with 23 touchdowns and as a senior, he recorded 770 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns and racked up 277 rushing yards and three more touchdowns on the ground. He was viewed as one of the best players in the nation and was rated as the No.1 recruit in the State of Maryland by rivals. In his college career, he played with the Maryland Terrapins Football team coached by Randy Edsall. In his freshman season, he had 848 receiving yards, 114 rushing yards, 1 passing touchdown, and 28.5 average kick returns. Next year he scored 587 receiving yards, 45 rushing yards, 281 kick return yards, and 3 receiving touchdowns. In his junior season, he played against Indiana, Ohio State, Stanford, West Virginia, Iowa, and other teams.
In the 2015 NFL draft, he was selected in the fifth round with 146th overall pick by Minnesota Vikings. From 2015-to 2019 he played with them against various teams. He played matches against Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears, Oakland riders, Tennessee Titans, Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Rama, and other teams. His 2018 season was finished with 102 receptions for 1,021 yards and nine touchdowns.
In 2020 he was traded to Buffalo Bills. His score was 1,535 receiving yards, 8 receiving touchdowns, and 127 receptions. Next year he played in 17 games and scored 103 receptions, 1,225 receiving yards, and 10 touchdowns. He played matches against New York Jets, Houston Texans, New England Patriots, 49ers, Indianapolis Colts, and other teams as well. In 2022 he is seen competing against New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, and Kansas City Chiefs. He was seen playing a match against his brother Trevon. Further, he will be seen in more Pro Bowl matches against NFL teams.
Stefon Diggs Biography
|Real Name||Stefon Mar’sean Diggs|
|Birth Date||29 November 1993|
|Age (as of 2022)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States|
|Profession||Football Wide Receiver|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 183 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 87 kg – in Pounds – 191 lbs|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|Brother||Trevon Diggs, Darez Diggs|
|School||Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School|
|College||University of Maryland|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Tae Heckard|
In October 2016 he was blessed with a daughter named Nova. He was previously in a relationship with Tyler Marie who is a musical artist and mother to Nova. Currently, he is in a relationship with Tae Heckard who is an actress. Even Tae has a son from her previous marriage whose name is Brandon Byron Jennings. They have been dating for two years and got married in a secret ceremony in 2015.
Stefon Diggs Net Worth
Stefon Diggs has earned a lot from his football career. He signed a four-year contract worth $2.5 million which guarantees a $227,000 signing bonus. In 2018 he signed a five-year contract extension worth $72 million with Vikings through the 2023 season. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $13 million. He also earns from various brand endorsements.
- In January 2008 his father passed away due to congestive heart failure.
- His brother Trevon plays NFL for Dallas Cowboys.
- He received scholarship offers from Florida, USC, Ohio, Auburn, and other Universities.
- In 2011 he was awarded USA Today High School All American.
- He forgoes his senior season in his college career and went for NFL draft 2015.
- In Buffalo bills, he developed an immediate rapport with quarterback Josh Allen.
- In 2013 he was engaged with Tyler but later called off the engagement.