Hopkins, Christian Named First-team Freshman All-ACC


by -
    |

Clemson, SC—Clemson freshmen DeAndre Hopkins and Quandon Christian have been named to the first-team Freshman All-ACC team by Rivals.com. Hopkins was named to the team as a receiver and punt returner, and Christian made the team as a linebacker.


Hopkins was also named a third-team freshman All-American receiver by Phil Steele and was an honorable mention freshman All-American by College Football News.


Hopkins is Clemson’s top receiver this year with 43 receptions for 532 yards and four touchdowns. Those statistics include 25 receptions for 346 yards over the last four games of the season. He had 8-106 against Florida State and 7-124 against South Carolina. His 124 receiving yards were the most by a Clemson player under Dabo Swinney.


Hopkins’s reception total and yardage total rank as the most in school history by a true freshman, and third best by any freshman. His four touchdown receptions rank in a tie for first in Clemson history by a freshman.


Christian started seven of Clemson’s 12 games this year and finished the regular season with 24 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss. He had a season high five tackles at North Carolina and contributed four stops in the win over Georgia Tech in 54 tackles as a starter.


Rate this Story:
5 votes

    |
Loading...

Swinney Ball: Will Swinney realizes a dream come true

Tigers look to stay in championship hunt

Clemson continues to lead the way in ACC heading into 2017 season

Clemson offers 4-star WR

Nation's #1 RB picks Georgia over Clemson and UNC

Father of record-setting baby wants him to play at Clemson

WATCH: Clemson Football helps out children in Haiti

ACC announces Student-Athletes attending the 2017 ACC Football Kickoff

Former Clemson DB signed by the Roughriders
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Updates
Daily Digest