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#1 Stefon Diggs
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Good Counsel HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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  • 2014 Biletnikoff Award Watch List Member
  • 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List Member
  • 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List Member
  • 2014 Walter Camp Award Watch List Member
  • 2014 Athlon Sports Second Team Specialist Preseason All-American
  • 2014 Phil Steele Third Team Offense Preseason All-American
  • 2014 Sports Illustrated Second Team Specialist Preseason All-American
  • 2014 Athlon Sports First Team Offense Preseason All-Big Ten
  • 2014 Phil Steele First Team Offense Preseason All-Big Ten
  • 2014 Sporting News First Team Offense Preseason All-Big Ten

As a Sophomore (2013): An honorable mention All-ACC selection by the media and coaches despite suffering a season-ending injury at Wake Forest (10/19) ... a member of the team’s leadership council ... missed the final six games of the season ... began his sophomore campaign with an impressive game against FIU (8/31), recording 98 yards receiving, one touchdown and 70 yards on three kickoff returns ... his impressive play carried over against Old Dominion (9/7) by recording a career-best 179 yards receiving and a touchdown ... was named ACC Receiver of the Week following the Old Dominion game ... had 110 receiving yards and a touchdown against  Connecticut (9/14) ... caught six balls for 96 yards against Virginia (10/12) ... caught eight balls for 67 yards against Wake Forest (10/19). 

As a Freshman (2012): Played in 11 of Maryland’s 12 games at wide receiver and on special teams … ranked second in the ACC and eigth nationally with 172.4 all-purpose yards per game … his 1,896 all-purpose yards were the second most in a single season in school history, trailing only Torrey Smith (2,192 in 2009) … ranked fifth in the ACC in receiving yards (77.1/game) … ranked second in the ACC in kick return average (28.5) and  fifth in punt return average (10.0) … led the team in receptions (54), receiving yards (848), and touchdown receptions (6) as a freshman … caught three passes for 30 yards and returned three punts for a total of 50 yards in his first collegiate game against William & Mary (9/1) … caught three passes for 59 yards, including a long reception of 38 yards against Temple (9/8) … also had three punt returns for 34 yards … led the team in receiving yards (57) and receiving touchdowns (one) and tied for the team lead with three receptions against Connecticut (9/15) … also totaled 223 all-purpose yards, which came on 57 receiving yards, 68 yards on five punt returns and 98 yards on three kickoff returns vs. the Huskies … had three receptions for 113 yards and two touchdowns against West Virginia (9/22) and received ACC Rookie of the Week honors … totaled 201 all-purpose yards, inlcuding 63 yards on three kickoff returns and 25 yards on four punt returns against the Mountaineers … started at wide receiver vs. Wake Forest (10/6) and recorded a second straight 100-yard receiving game with 105 yards on five receptions … his 63-yard reception in the fourth quarter was the longest by a Terp this season and set up the game-winning touchdown by Justus Pickett … earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors for his play … caught four passes for 89 yards, including a long of 60 yards against Virginia (10/13) … totaled 147 yards on three kickoff returns, including one for a 100-yard touchdown … recorded 239 all-purpose yards and earned ACC Specialist of the Week honors … totaled 61 receiving yards on six receptions against NC State (10/20) … also recorded 149 all-purpose yards against the Wolfpack … totaled 152 yards on a season-high 11 receptions, including a 66-yard touchdown against Boston College (10/27) … earned ACC Rookie of the Week for the third time for his play against the Eagles … started at wide receiver and hauled in a team-leading five catches for 55 yards and two touchdowns to go along with four ruhses for 18 yards, 14 yards on punt returns and 133 yards on kickoff returns against Georgia Tech (11/3) … missed the game against Clemson (11/10) with an ankle injury … returned against Florida State (11/17) and led the team with three receptions for 45 yards receiving … recorded eight catches for 82 yards at North Carolina (11/24) … also had four kick returns for 146 yards including a 99-yard TD return to open the second half … completed his first career pass for an eight-yard touchdown at the end of the first half.

At Good Counsel High School: One of the top recruits in the nation … a consensus five-star recruit ... ranked as the No. 2 wide receiver by …rated as the No.1 recruit in the state of Maryland by … ranked as the No. 13 prospect in the nation by … rated as he No. 3 athlete in the class of 2012 by … rated as the No. 2 wide receiver in the nation by … rated as the No. 10 prospect in the nation by … ranked as the No. 2 wide receiver in the nation by … the No. 1 prospect in the state of Maryland according to … 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection … first-team All-State selection as a junior … MVP of the U.S. Army All-American Junior Combine in 2011 … runner up Gatorade Maryland Player of the Year as a junior … area player of the year … first team all-metro selection at wide receiver by the Washington Post … all-county selection by the Montgomery Gazette … All-WCAC selection … recorded 770 yards receiving and 8 touchdowns during senior season … also racked up 277 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground … recorded 31.5 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, and 1 sack on defense … recorded 810 yards receiving with 23 touchdowns in 2010 … also considered Florida, USC, and Auburn … coached by Bob Milloy.

Personal: Mother is Stephanie Diggs … has a brother, Trevon ... majoring in American studies … describes Maryland as the “perfect place for me.”

Career Highs
Receptions - 11 (vs. Boston College, 10/27/12)
Receiving Yards - 179 (vs. Old Dominion, 9/7/13)
Receiving Touchdowns - 2 (twice: vs. West Virginia, 9/22/12; vs. Georgia Tech, 11/3/12)
Long Reception - 66 yards (twice: vs. Boston College, 10/27/12; vs. FIU, 8/31/13)
Punt Return Yards - 68 (vs. Connecticut, 9/15/12)
Long Punt Return - 31 yards (vs. Connecticut, 9/15/12)
Kickoff Return Yards - 147 (vs. Virginia, 10/13/12)
Long Kickoff Return - 100 yards (vs. Virginia, 10/13/12)
All-purpose Yards - 248 (vs. North Carolina, 11/24/12)

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