A versatile playmaker in all three phases of the game in high school … Played quarterback as a senior at Neville but projects as a wide receiver in college … Graduated from high school in December and enrolled at LSU in January … Took part in spring practice with the Tigers where he received the Newcomer Most Improved Award after the spring game … A participant in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl where he caught one pass … Led Neville to the 4A Finals as a senior and accounted for 148 yards rushing, 151 yards passing and two touchdowns in the team’s 29-22 loss to Karr in the state title game … Named the 4A Offensive MVP by Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Named to the 2012 Class 4A All-State football team … Received the 2012 Louisiana Farm Bureau Insurance Mr. Football Award as voted on by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … A consensus four-star prospect by the recruiting websites … Ranked as the No. 10 prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com … Named a PrepStar Top 300 All-American … Rated the No. 22 wide receiver nationally by 247sports and No. 23 athlete by ESPN.com … A member of the Advocate Super Dozen … Threw for 1,685 yards and 18 touchdowns while collecting 1,327 yards on the ground and 21 rushing touchdowns his senior season … Recorded three interceptions at defensive back as a junior … Coached by Mickey McCarty.
Parents are Shelia & John Diarse Sr. … Born Dec. 10, 1994 … Majoring in kinesiology.