ESPN: Hopkins #4 best match with NFL team

by - 2013-04-27 22:08:07.0
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Pos: WR   Height: 6-2   Weight: 205   Hometown: Central, SC (D.W. Daniel HS)  
Years Played: 2010 - 2012

According to ESPN, Nuk Hopkins and the Houston Texans are the #4 best match between the NFL team and drafted player.

4. DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
Wide Receiver
#6 6-2, 205
Central, SC

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, WR, Houston: The Texans had been searching for somebody to take the pressure off Pro Bowl receiver Andre Johnson. They couldn't have asked for a better option than Hopkins. He has everything an offense wants from a second receiver: impressive speed, strong hands and precise route-running ability. Hopkins also has proved that he can handle being Option B in an offense (as he did at Clemson in 2011, when freshman Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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was the star) or the go-to guy (as he was last year, when he produced 18 receiving touchdowns). The Texans offense certainly needed a jolt in the passing game. It got exactly that with the decision to take Hopkins in the first round.

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