Quandre Diggs (born January 22, 1993) is an American football cornerback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas, and was drafted by the Lions in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Diggs' older brother, Quentin Jammer, also played the cornerback position in the NFL but has since retired.

 

 

High school career

Diggs attended Angleton High School, where he played on the football team. As a member of the Angleton Wildcats, he primarily played cornerback and safety, but occasionally played quarterback on offense. Considered a four-star recruit by ESPN.com, Diggs was listed as the top-ranked cornerback in the nation in the Class of 2011.[4]

College career

Diggs played college football at Texas from 2011-2014 under head coaches Mack Brown (2011-2013) and Charlie Strong (2014). He played in 52 career games, of which he started 49. He was named the Big 12 Conference Defensive Freshman of the Year in 2011. He was named to the Second-team All-Big 12 in 2011 and was named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention in 2013. He ended his collegiate career tied for ninth on the University of Texas all-time interceptions list with 11 and tied for ninth with 37 career pass breakups.[3]

Professional career

Diggs was selected in the sixth round (200th overall) by the Detroit Lions in the 2015 NFL Draft.[5] Diggs was placed on injured reserve on December 6, 2016 after suffering a pectoral injury in Week 13 against the New Orleans Saints.[7]

Personal life

Diggs is the younger brother of former Longhorns and NFL defensive back Quentin Jammer.[3]