Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs will declare for NFL draft

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Maryland star WR Stefon Diggs declares for NFL Draft
Saturday January 3rd, 2015

Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs will enter the NFL draft, he told the Baltimore Sun's Matt Zenitz Sunday. 

Diggs, a junior, was a second-team All-Big Ten selection this season. He had 52 catches for 654 yards in nine games this season. 

Diggs was suspended for the Terrapins' game against Michigan State after a confrontation before the team's game against Penn State. He missed the final two games of the regular season with a kidney injury, but returned for the team's bowl game against Stanford. Diggs closed out his college career with 10 catches for 138 yards in the game.

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Diggs was a five-star high school recruit and made an immediate impact as a freshman in 2012. Diggs averaged 172.8 all-purpose yards per game in his first college season, the eighth-best average in the country. He had 1,896 all-purpose yards in 11 games, the most since current Baltimore Ravens receiver Torrey Smith had 2,192 in 2009. 

Diggs' sophomore season was cut short by a shoulder injury. He missed the Terps' last six games but was still an honorable mention All-ACC choice. 

- Dan Gartland

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