John Diarse
Free agent
Position:Wide Receiver
Personal information
Born: (1994-12-10) December 10, 1994 (age 26)
Monroe, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school:Neville High School (LA)
College:TCU
Undrafted:2018
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2018)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only

John Diarse (born December 10, 1994) is an American football Wide Receiver who is a free agent. He was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2018. He played college football at LSU and TCU.

Early life

Growing up in Monroe, Louisiana, Diarse was a football star at Neville High School, playing quarterback and safety for the Tigers. As a senior in 2012, he led the Tigers to the Louisiana Class 4A state championship game, was named Mr. Louisiana Football[1] and selected to play in the US Army All-American Bowl.[2]

College career

LSU

After graduating high school a semester early, Diarse enrolled at Louisiana State University on January 11, 2013.[3] He redshirted in the 2013 season before totalling 28 receptions for 412 yards and 3 touchdowns playing wide receiver for the Tigers in the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[4] After graduating from LSU in three years with a degree in sports administration, Diarse transferred to TCU in Fort Worth, Texas.[5]

TCU

Diarse started 21 games in his two seasons at TCU, totalling 68 receptions for 1,017 yards and 6 touchdowns. As a senior, he helped lead the Frogs to the program's first-ever berth in the Big 12 Championship Game and a win in the 2017 Alamo Bowl over Stanford. He graduated from TCU with master's degree in 2017.[6]

Professional career

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 211 lb 4.58 s 1.67 s 2.64 s 4.40 s 7.19 s 33.5 in 10 ft 1 in 14 reps

Denver Broncos

After going undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft, Diarse signed with the Denver Broncos on May 1, 2018 as an undrafted free agent.[7] He totaled 4 receptions for 68 yards playing in three Broncos' preseason games,[8] but was released by the team during final team cuts on August 31.[9]

San Antonio Commanders

On January 4, 2019, Diarse signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the new Alliance of American Football.[10]

References

  1. "Diarse named Mr. Louisiana Football". January 5, 2013. https://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/sports/high_schools/article_53811ac0-3a6c-513a-b376-0bb728537398.html.
  2. "Neville QB Diarse accepts All-Star bid". November 5, 2012. https://www.myarklamiss.com/sports/lsu/neville-qb-john-diarse-accepts-all-star-bid/168044114.
  3. "John Diarse". 247Sports.com. https://247sports.com/Player/John-Diarse-14869/high-school-10499/. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  4. "John Diarse". 247Sports.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/john-diarse-1.html. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. "Former LSU WR John Diarse transfers to TCU". January 7, 2016. https://www.si.com/college-football/2016/01/07/lsu-tigers-john-diarse-transfers-tcu-horned-frogs.
  6. "With master’s degree in hand, TCU WR John Diarse launches clothing line". March 31, 2018. https://www.ajc.com/sports/college/with-master-degree-hand-tcu-john-diarse-launches-clothing-line/oT9soNO0tfqm4NruBHCtzJ/.
  7. "Broncos sign eight college free agents". May 2, 2018. https://www.denverpost.com/2018/05/02/denver-sports-omelette-broncos-sign-eight-college-free-agents/.
  8. "John Diarse Game Logs". http://www.nfl.com/player/johndiarse/2561430/gamelogs.
  9. "Broncos cut 13 players". August 31, 2018. https://www.coloradoan.com/story/sports/nfl/broncos/2018/08/31/denver-broncos-trim-13-players-off-their-roster/1162828002/.
  10. "Commanders Training Camp Daily Update". January 4, 2019. https://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/san-antonio-commanders-training-camp-daily-update-for-friday-january-4-2019/n-5434168.

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