Can play both wide receiver and big slot... will see plenty of action at both spots... has put on about 20 pounds of muscle for new role... a big, physical receiver who always seems to make the big catch... has deceptive speed and is a force to bring down once he?s in the open field... 2003: Saw action in 10 games, including each of the last nine? picked up a Cougar fumble and raced eight yards into the end zone to give the Cougars a comfortable lead against UAB during UH?s bowl-clinching win... had a reception for eight yards in the bowl game versus Hawai?i... 2002: Played in all 12 games... one of the top players on the Cougar special teams... hauled in five catches for 43 yards during the season... earned a starting nod against East Carolina... racked up five tackles on special teams... recorded his first fumble recovery on a Rice punt return late in the season opener... 2001: Missed the majority of the season after breaking his ankle against Rice in the season opener... had one catch for five yards before suffering the season-ending injury... 2000: Was slated to redshirt the season but was thrust into playing time after season-ending injuries to Orlando Iglesias, Brandon Middleton and Jeremy McCardell... played in nine games, including his first career start versus SMU... recorded six receptions for 43 yards and one touchdown... the TD came against East Carolina on an 18-yard pass from frormer quarterback Bubba Teague... the catch was highlight diving grab in the back of the endzone? High School: Selected Second-Team, All-District as a senior... named team captain as well... was a Top 20 finalist for the Houston Touchdown Club Scholar-Athlete-of the-Year... was named North Shore High School?s Athlete-of-the-Year... played right field and pitched for North Shore? Personal: Born November 24, 1981, in Houston... son of David and Earlene Hopkins of Houston... was also recruited by the Air Force Academy and Northwestern... majoring in management.
Hopkins' Career Receiving Statistics