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Maryland's Stefon Diggs could break 20 records this year

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Returning from injury, Diggs has the opportunity to write his name in the record books.

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Standout wide receiver Stefon Diggs had his sophomore campaign cut short after suffering a broken leg in the seventh game of the season, but that doesn't mean the expectations change for the rising junior. Already named to the Biletnikoff Award (best wide receiver), Maxwell Award (best college player) and Hornung Award (most versatile player) watch lists, Diggs also has his eye on Maryland's record books. Diggs eyes plenty of records, many of them currently owned by beloved Torrey Smith, but we view 20 of them as viable and attainable for this upcoming, and potentially his last, season.

All-Purpose Yards - Season

The record: Torrey Smith, 2,192 yards (2009)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 1,896 (2012)

All-Purpose Yards Per Play - Season

The record: Torrey Smith, 21.27 yards per play (2008)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 15.67 yards per play (2012)

Receptions - Season

The record: Geroy Simon, 77 receptions (1994)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 54 receptions (2012)

Receptions - Game

The record: Geroy Simon, 16 receptions (1995)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 11 receptions (2012)

Receiving Yardage - Season

The record: Marcus Badgett, 1,240 yards (1992)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 848 yards (2012)

Receiving Yardage - Career

The record: Jermaine Lewis, 2,932 yards (1992-95)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 1,435 yards (2012-13)

Receiving Yardage - Game

The record: Marcus Badgett, 251 yards (1992)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 179 yards (2013)

Yards Per Catch - Career

The record: Billy Van Heusen, 19.15 yards per catch (1965-67)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 16.3 yards per catch (2012-13)

Yards Per Catch - Season

The record: Billy Van Heusen, 21.44 yards per catch (1966)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 17.3 yards per catch (2013)

Receiving Touchdowns - Career

The record: Jermaine Lewis, 21 touchdowns (1992-95)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 9 touchdowns (2012-)

Receiving Touchdowns - Season

The record: Torrey Smith, 12 touchdowns (2010)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 6 touchdowns (2012)

Receiving Touchdowns - Game

The record: Torrey Smith, 4 touchdowns (2010)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 2 touchdowns twice (2012)

100-Yard Games - Season

The record: Marcus Badgett, 5 100-yard games (1992)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 3 100-yard games (2012)

Consecutive 100-Yard Games

The record: Jermaine Lewis, 4 consecutive games (1994)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 2 consecutive games (2012 and 2013)

Kickoff Return Yards - Season

The record: Torrey Smith, 1,309 yards (2009)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 713 yards (2012)

Kick Return Yards - Game

The record: Torrey Smith, 204 yards (2009)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 147 yards (2012)

Yards Per Return - Season

The record: John Schultz, 31 yards per return (1975)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 28.52 yards per return (2012)

Returns for Touchdown - Career

The record: Torrey Smith, 3 touchdowns (2008-2010)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 2 touchdowns (2012-2013)

Punt Return Yards - Season

The record: Steve Suter, 771 yards, (2002)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 221 yards (2012)

Yards Per Punt Return - Career

The record: Joe Petruzzo, 15.23 yards per return (1950-1951)

The pursuit: Stefon Diggs, 10.045 yards per return (2012-2013)

Diggs is already a record-holder at Maryland. He shares the record for most kick return touchdowns in a season with three other former Terps and also tops the list of yards per return for his kickoff career (that could drop with a poor return season). Now the prospects that he breaks all of those records is unbelievably doubtful but some may queue their inner Kevin Garnett voice and shout "anything is possible." Diggs, if healthy, can have yet another noteworthy and potentially record-breaking season for the Terps.