Facts of Stefon Diggs
|Full Name:||Stefon Diggs|
|Age:||26 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||November 29, 1993|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius|
|Birth Place:||Gaithersburg, Maryland|
|Father's Name:||Aron Diggs|
|Mother's Name:||Stephanie Diggs|
|Siblings:||two younger brothers Darez and Trevon|
|Education:||University of Maryland|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Eye Color:||dark brown|
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Stefon Diggs is an American football Wide receiver who is famous for playing in the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He is also known as one of the best wide receivers in the history of the NFL.
How old is Stefon Diggs? Parents, Siblings
Stefon Diggs was born on November 29, 1993, in Gaithersburg, Maryland to Aron Diggs and Stephanie Diggs.
He has two younger brothers Darez and Trevon. He also has two half-siblings, a half-brother named Aron and a half-sister named Porsche. when he was just 14, his father died of congestive heart failure.
Professional Career, University
Diggs’s career in football started at his University. He attended the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, where he played on the Terrapins football team from 2012-2014. Due to his outstanding performance, he was selected second-team All-ACC return specialist in 2012 and finished second for ACC Rookie of the Year. And in 2014, he was second-team All-Big Ten.
After his junior season, he entered the 2015 NFL Draft for his senior season. His record was a 40-yard dash in 4.46 seconds and also the 20-yard shuttle in 4.11 seconds. Due to his performance, he was selected in the 5th round, 146th overall by the Minnesota Vikings with a four-year contract of $2.5 million.
He made his debut match in the fourth week against the Denver Broncos. In week 6, he became the first Vikings’ receiver since Week 14 in the previous season to record a 100-yard game. He then officially earned the starting wide receiver role.
He became the second Vikings rookie to record consecutive 100-yard games and was also ranked second among all NFL players in their first four career games. Diggs was listed in the Pro Football Writers of America’s (PFWA) 2015 NFL All-Rookie team on January 19, 2016.
He became only the third receiver in team history to have back-to-back 100-plus-yard games in the first two games of the season. He along with Adam Thielen became the first pair of Vikings wide receivers with 900 yards each. His 75% catch rate ranked him fifth among NFL wide receivers in 2016.
In his 2018 season, he was ranked 65th on the NFL Top 100 Players. He then signed a five-year contract extension of $72 million with the Vikings through the 2023 season.
Net Worth, Salary
His exact net worth is not determined. However, according to NFL Network‘s Ian Rapoport, citing a source, reported the five-year extension is worth $72 million and $40 million in guaranteed money. Rapoport noted Diggs will earn $81 million in total.
Rumors and Controversies
It was rumored among the fans that Stefon would get transferred to Redskins. However, it has been confirmed that the Vikings have no plans on transferring Diggs and has confirmed that he will stay in the team.
Is Stefon Diggs Dating? Girlfriend
Stefon Diggs is currently single. He dated Tae Heckard in the summer of 2019 but dumped her in August, according to Barstools Sports. He also has a daughter who was born on October 14, 2016.
Height, Weight, and Hair color
He has a fit athlete body with a height of 6 feet and weighs around 87 kg. Likewise, he has black hair with dark brown eyes.
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
He has a Facebook account with 51K followers. He also has an Instagram account with 768K followers and a Twitter account with 269.3K followers.