Hopkins was born on June 6, 1992 in Central, South Carolina. In his career at D.W. Daniel High School, he had 57 receptions for 1,266 yards and 18 TDs. Defensively, he recorded 28 interceptions and returned five of them for TDs.
As a true freshman in 2010, Hopkins led the team with 52 receptions for 637 yards and four TDs. He posted 72 catches for 978 yards (fourth in the ACC) and five TDs as a sophomore.
As a junior, Hopkins was second in the ACC with 82 catches and led the conference in receiving yards (1,405) and receiving TDs (18). He was second in the nation in receiving TDs.
He left Clemson the career leader in receiving yards (3,020) and receiving TDs (27).
Hopkins was drafted by the Texans with the 27th pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He became the second WR ever drafted in the first round by the team. The other was Andre Johnson in 2003.
Hopkins started all 16 games as a rookie, catching 52 passes for 802 yards and two TDs.
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