Trevon De’Sean Diggs was born on September 20, 1998, he is an American football cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Diggs initially attended Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville, Maryland. After his sophomore year, he decided to transfer to The Avalon School in Wheaton, Maryland, to follow his football coach Tyree Spinner.
As a true freshman at Alabama in 2016, Diggs played safety, and wide receiver, and was a return specialist. He finished the year with five tackles and one forced fumble on defense, 11 receptions for 88 yards, and a touchdown on offense, and 296 total return yards on special teams.
Diggs was named the starter at left cornerback. He scored his first career touchdown off an interception thrown by Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts during a Week 3 victory. Diggs was awarded the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for September. In Week 4, Diggs had four tackles and two interceptions in a 36–28 win over the Carolina Panthers, earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors.
In Week 6, Diggs had his second touchdown off an interception thrown by New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones, giving Dallas a late 26–21 lead. Diggs tied an NFL record for most consecutive games with an interception to start a season with six games (Brian Russell in 2003). Diggs also joined Hall of Famer Rod Woodson in recording seven interceptions in the first six games of a season.
Diggs recorded his 11th interception of the season against the Washington Football Team on December 26, tying the Cowboys single-season record held by Everson Walls (1981). Overall, Diggs finished the 2021 season with a league-leading 11 interceptions, which was also the highest single-season mark by any NFL player since Walls in 1981. He also registered 56 tackles (seventh on the team) and 21 passes defended (led the team). His breakout season earned him First-Team All-Pro recognition.
Diggs has two brothers: Darez (born 1995) and Stefon (born 1993). Stefon Diggs played for Our Lady of Good Counsel in Olney, Maryland while Darez Diggs played for Friendship Collegiate Academy Public Charter School in Washington, DC. Darez played for the UAB Blazers and the Morgan State Bears while Stefon, a wide receiver, currently plays for the Buffalo Bills.
Contract and Salary
He signed a 4 year, $96,000,000 contract, including a $21,500,000 signing bonus, $70,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $24,000,000.
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.
He is 6 feet 3 inches tall
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He is 83 kg