Hopper will sit out the rest of spring practice

by - 2014-03-24 20:04:05.0
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Pos: WR   Height: 5-11   Weight: 175   Hometown: Charlotte, NC (Phillip Berry Academy HS)  
Years Played: 2012 - 2015

Clemson wide receiver Germone HopperGermone Hopper
RS So. Wide Receiver
#5 6-0, 170
Charlotte, NC

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will sit out the rest of spring practice according to head coach Dabo Swinney. Swinney said that Hopper was not very focused or committed on what he needs to do academically.

"Hopefully he will come back with a different appreciation for his opportunity and be a better player," Swinney said.

Swinney said the situation is similar to defensive back Garry PetersGarry Peters
RS Sr. Cornerback
#26 6-0, 195
Conyers, GA

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last spring who also had to sit out to work on his academics.

The Tigers are counting on Hopper to help replace the production loss from Watkins and Bryant leaving for the NFL.

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