Former Alabama Cornerback Cracks Top 25 of NFL’s Top Players
Former Alabama and current Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs ranked No. 23 in the NFL's Top 100.
The list is made up of the top 100 players in the league for 2022 and is voted upon by current players.
Diggs was drafted by the Cowboys in the 2020 NFL Draft as the No. 51 pick overall and became the starting cornerback for Dallas as a rookie.
In his two professional seasons, the former national champion recorded 110 total tackles (92 solo and 18 assisted), 24 passes defended, 14 interceptions for 185 yards, two touchdowns, one forced fumble, and one sack.
Last season, the Maryland native received a Pro Bowl bid, was on the All-Pro first-team, led the league in interceptions (11), interception yards (142), and interception touchdowns (2), plus won Best Catch in the 2022 Pro Bowl Skills Showdown.
The former All-SEC first-team member played four seasons with Alabama. During his Tide tenure, Diggs saw time in 46 games, recording 68 total tackles (43 solo and 25 assisted), 21 passes defended, four interceptions, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. He also attempted 15 kick returns for 357 yards and saw time as a receiver, grabbing 11 receptions for 88 yards and a touchdown.
The series will conclude with the top 20 players being announced on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. CST on the NFL Network.