Name
John Diarse II
Position
WR
College
Louisiana State University/ Texas Christian University
Hometown
Monroe, LA
Height
6'1"
Weight
195 lbs.

A former LSU Tiger, Diarse also played two seasons as a graduate transfer at TCU and later signed contracts in the National Football League, the Canadian Football League and the Alliance of American Football.

A native of Monroe, Louisiana, Diarse was a standout quarterback and safety at Neville High School and was named Mr. Louisiana Football his senior year. He was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He enrolled at LSU and in his first season wideouts Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry showed him the ropes.

After redshirting in 2013, Diarse played two seasons and had 28 receptions for 412 yards and three touchdowns. He graduated in three years with a degree in sports administration and then transferred as a graduate student to TCU. There he started 21 games in two seasons totaling 68 receptions for 1,017 yards and six touchdowns. As a senior, he helped the Horned Frogs to the school’s first-ever berth in the Big 12 Championship Game and a win in the 2017 Alamo Bowl over Stanford. He graduated with a master’s degree in 2017.

The 6”-1’ 195 lb. wideout went undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft but he had his NFL moment in 2018 appearing in three preseason games with Denver. He totaled 4 receptions for 68 yards playing in three Broncos’ preseason games but was released during final cuts.

After Denver, Diarse was on the practice squad with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League and then the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football last season.

Alliance of American Football

SeasonTeamGPTARRECSREC YDSAVGLGREC TD
2019San Antonio Commanders5104317.7590
Total-5104317.7590

National Arena League

SeasonTeamGPTARRECSREC YDSAVGLGREC TD
2020Massachusetts Pirates0000000
Total-0000000