Chip Kelly calls Hopkins "a star in the making"


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Hopkins is on pace for career-highs in receptions and yards this season.
Hopkins is on pace for career-highs in receptions and yards this season.

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly was on a conference call on Wednesday and discussed various topics including former Clemson standout Deandre "Nuk" Hopkins.

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in his second year is somebody that I think is really a star in the making, a guy that you have to be aware of every formation of what they do," said Kelly.

Also, Texans' teammate and future Hall of Famer Andre Johnson had the following to say about Hopkins recently.

“I’ve always said DeAndre is going to be a great player in this league,” Johnson said. “He continues to get better day-by-day.”

For the season, Hopkins has 36 catches for 569 yards and three touchdowns. In his rookie season, he had 52 catches for 802 yards and two touchdowns.

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