"I took my official there (in late November) and everything was perfect. I had taken four officials prior to Carolina and from the moment I walked into Williams-Brice Stadium, there was something: a little feeling that came over me. In the back of my mind, I kinda knew that Carolina was the place for me.
"After being through so much spectating and looking at the in's and out's of Carolina - Carolina happened to be the perfect place for me."
Which other programs had a legitimate shot and when did Diggs reach his decision?
"This morning, I knew (it was the Gamecocks). Actually, when I laid in the bed last night I just closed my eyes, envisioned myself at all three schools, and there was just something about Carolina.
"In the back of my mind, I kinda already knew it was Carolina, but I wanted to give everybody a hard look. All three are great schools."
Diggs and the East lost to the West, 24-12. The nation's 25th-ranked safety, Diggs had a huge hit on a special teams play.