Stefon Diggs is an American football player for the NFL team Buffalo Bills, who plays at the wide receiver position. He has NFL stats of 595 receptions, 7,383 yards receiving and 48 touchdowns received. In 2020, he was honored as a First-Team All-Pro, NFL Reception Manager, and NFL Reception Yard Manager.
Stefon Diggs was born on November 29, 1993 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America. His parents’ names are Aron and Stephanie Diggs. He also has siblings named Trevon and Darez. He also has half-siblings named Porsche and Aron. He was very athletic from a young age and played various sports with his siblings.
Stefon completed his high school education at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Montgomery County, Maryland. In high school, he played soccer and ran track and field. For his further education he went to the University of Maryland.
Professional Career of Stefan Diggs
As a junior in high school he had 810 yards receiving with 23 touchdowns and as a senior he had 770 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns and amassed 277 rushing yards and three more touchdowns on the ground. He was regarded as one of the best players in the nation and was ranked the No. 1 recruit in the state of Maryland by rivals.
During his collegiate career, he played with Randy Edsall’s Maryland Terrapins Football Team. In his freshman season, he averaged 848 receiving yards, 114 rushing yards, 1 passing touchdown, and 28.5 kick returns. Over the next year, he had 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 as the 146th overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings. From 2015 to 2019 he played with them against different teams. He played games 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 ended with 102 receptions for 1,021 yards and nine touchdowns.
In 2020 it was traded to Buffalo Bills. His scoring was 1,535 yards, 8 touchdowns and 127 receptions. Over the next year he played in 17 games and had 103 receptions, 1,225 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. He also played against New York Jets, Houston Texans, New England Patriots, 49ers, Indianapolis Colts and other teams.
In 2022 he will face the New York Jets, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs. He was seen playing a match against his brother Trevon. He will also be featured in more Pro Bowl matches against NFL teams.
Stefon Digg’s biography
|Real name||Stefan Mar’sean Diggs|
|date of birth||Nov. 29, 1993|
|Age (as of 2022)||28 years|
|place of birth||Gaithersburg, Md., USA|
|job||Football wide receiver|
|height||in feet inches – 6′ 0” – in centimeters – 183 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 87kg – in pounds – 191 pounds|
|shoe size||12 (USA)|
|Brothers||Trevon Diggs, Darez Diggs|
|school||Our Lady of Good Counsel High School|
|University||University of Maryland|
|marital status||In relation|
|Who is Stefon Diggs’ girlfriend?||Tae Heckard|
In October 2016, he was blessed with a daughter named Nova. He was previously in a relationship with Tyler Marie, a musician and Nova’s mother. He is currently in a relationship with Tae Heckard, an actress. Even Tae has a son from her previous marriage whose name is Brandon Byron Jennings. They have been together for two years and married in a secret ceremony in 2015.
Stefon Digg’s net worth
Stefon Diggs has earned a lot in his football career. He signed a four-year deal worth $2.5 million that guarantees a $227,000 signing bonus. In 2018, he signed a five-year contract extension with Vikings worth $72 million through the 2023 season. According to sources, his net worth was estimated at around $13 million. He also earns from various brand endorsements.
Facts About Stefon Diggs
- In January 2008, his father died of heart failure.
- His brother Trevon plays NFL for the Dallas Cowboys.
- He has received scholarship offers from Florida, USC, Ohio, Auburn and other universities.
- In 2011 he received the USA Today High School All American Award.
- He forgoes his senior season in his collegiate career and went for the 2015 NFL Draft.
- At Buffalo Bills, he developed an immediate relationship with quarterback Josh Allen.
- He was engaged to Tyler in 2013 but later called it off.