Swinney thought Hopkins needed another year at Clemson
Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said at his season wrap up press conference on Friday that he thought DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
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"I personally think he will not be just a good pro but a great pro," said Swinney. "I think he has the potential to play a long time."
Swinney said it will be tough for Hopkins to be a first round pick this year, but he would take him in the first round if he could.
"I know I am biased but I am taking Nuk Hopkins because of the things I know about him," said Swinney.