May 19th, 2013

Rookie Spotlight: DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins  - WR - Clemson

Houston Texans - #27 Pick Overall


By taking WR DeAndre Hopkins out of Clemson, the Texans hope they have found the perfect partner to their Pro-Bowler, Andre Johnson.   


5 Random Facts


1. DeAndre is only the second WR that the Texans have ever drafted in the first round.  The other selection was Andre Johnson.


2. Nationally, he ranked second in receiving touchdowns (18) and fourth in total receiving yards (1,405) last year at Clemson.


3.  During his High School career he scored 18 touchdowns on offense had 28 interceptions and five touchdowns on defense.


4. During his freshman year, he also played on the Clemson University basketball team.


5. As an infant his mother gave him the nickname, “Nuk” and it stuck with him to this day.

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