Why Did Taye Diggs Leave All American

Taye Diggs made the decision to leave All American because he felt it was time to move forward in his career, and he wanted to bring his character's story to an end. There is no bad blood between Diggs and the show. The showrunner, Nkechi Okoro Carroll, was on board with his decision. Diggs' character, Billy Baker, was killed off because death was the only real option considering his storyline . Diggs explained that this was the first time that a character he has played was killed off.