Who is Darez Diggs? NFL career, team, stats, age, brother

Who is Darez Diggs? NFL career, team, stats, age, brother

Babu Tendu, Jackline Wangare
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:11 PM

Darez Diggs, a famous American football player, gained popularity as the brother of Stefon Diggs, a well-liked American wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. His fame also came with him playing for the University of Alabama Blazers since his college days, representing the University as one of their youngest cornerbacks.

Darez Diggs
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He has achieved much on his own, outside his brother's shadow. Here is a look at this talented young football player's profile.

Profile summary

Full name

Darez Diggs



Date of birth

December 18, 1995


27 years (as of 2023)

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Washington, DC, United States

Current residence

Washington, DC, United States







Height in feet


Height in centimetres


Weight in pounds


Weight in kilograms


Hair colour


Eye colour

Dark brown


Stephanie Diggs


Aron Diggs



Relationship status



Friendship Academy and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCA)


NFL player

Jersey no.

35 (while at Morgan State Bears)

Player position

Defensive back

Net worth

$1 to $5 million

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Darez Diggs' biography

Where was Darez Diggs born? He was born to Aron and Stephanie in Washington, DC, in the United States of America. His father passed away at age 39 in January 2008 after suffering from congestive heart failure when he was about ten years of age, leaving their family with their mother.

He grew up with his brothers Stefon and Trevon De'Sean before his mother gave birth to their youngest siblings, Aron Jr and sister Porsche Green.

Are the Diggs brothers or cousins?

The Diggs (Darez, Trevon, and Stefon) are real brothers. How many Diggs brothers play in the NFL? The there brothers play in the NFL. Darez Diggs' brother Stefon Diggs is a wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). The brothers are known for their great ability to make tough catches and their athleticism.

How old is Darez Diggs?

Darez Diggs' age is 26 years old. He was born on December 18, 1995. The young footballer still has many years in the football scene, considering his young age.


He attended Friendship Academy for both elementary and high school certificates. He later attended the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCA) for his higher education, where his football career started and took a turn for the better.

NFL career

He started his career back when he was in College, starting just as a player for the college team and then later being transferred to the College's professional team.

He then made it to the NFL and played there for two years, but for reasons that remain a mystery, he returned to his college team, earning recognition as one of the top American football players.

It is important to note that in 2019, he was traded from the Lions to the Seahawks. Darez also played wide receiver for Morgan State Bears,

What is Darez Diggs' team? He transferred to the University of Alabama Blazers, where he is pursuing his football dreams.

Darez Diggs' NFL draft

The football star began his career in the United States as a cornerback for the University of Alabama Blazers football team. For the 2016 class, 247Sports ranked him 5th best football prospect in D.C, 12th as a cornerback, and 123rd nationally as a recruiter, with a composite score of 0.8059.

In the 2015 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected him for the 5th round and 145th overall when he ran for the 20-yard shuttle in 4.11 seconds and the 60-yard shuttle in 11.46 seconds.

What team does Darez Diggs play for?

Darez played for Morgan State Bears in 2013 alongside Orlando Jhonson (running back), Risky Fisk (quarterback), Broderick Gager (wide receiver) and others before he transferred to the University of Alabama Blazers in 2015.

In choosing the University of Alabama Blazers team, he rejected offers from other universities, including the University of West Virginia. His height and weight put him at an advantage as the defensive cornerback.

What is Darez Diggs' net worth?

According to Popular Networth, from his long-term football career and other earnings, Diggs' current net worth can be around $1.5 million.

Darez Diggs is a person who loves his life private, free from prying eyes, and has managed to earn himself a successful career despite the challenges he has faced in his life.

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