The Washington Times - September 24, 2012, 12:05PM

Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs was named the ACC’s rookie of the week after scoring two touchdowns in Saturday’s 31-21 loss at West Virginia.

Diggs had three catches for 113 yards and two touchdowns against the Mountaineers. He also had 63 kickoff return yards and 25 punt return yards.


He’s the first Maryland receiver to win the ACC rookie of the week honor since Darrius Heyward-Bey in 2006 for a multi-touchdown performance against Florida State. Diggs was also the first Terp freshman to catch two touchdown passes in a game since Heyward-Bey had two against Miami in November 2006.

Diggs is the second Terp to win the conference rookie of the week honor this season. Quarterback Perry Hills was selected for his performance against Temple earlier this month.


Sept. 13, 1999: QB Calvin McCall
Sept. 20, 1999: QB Calvin McCall
Oct. 7, 2002: RB Josh Allen
Nov. 4, 2002: LB Shawne Merriman
Sept. 26, 2005: LB Trey Covington
Oct. 30, 2006: WR Darrius Heyward-Bey
Oct. 5, 2009: LB Demetrius Hartsfield
Sept. 27, 2010: QB Danny O’Brien
Oct. 25, 2010: QB Danny O’Brien
Nov. 1, 2010: QB Danny O’Brien
Nov. 15, 2010: QB Danny O’Brien
Nov. 29, 2010: QB Danny O’Brien
Nov. 14, 2011: LB Alex Twine
Sept. 10, 2012: QB Perry Hills
Sept. 24, 2012: WR Stefon Diggs

—- Patrick Stevens