Two Tigers named to NFL's All-Under-25 Team


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Pos: WR   Height: 6-2   Weight: 205   Hometown: Central, SC (D.W. Daniel HS)  
Years Played: 2010 - 2012

Former Clemson players Deandre "Nuk" Hopkins and Chandler CatanzaroChandler Catanzaro
Punter / Kicker (2009 - 2013)
#39 6-2, 195
Greenville, SC

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were named on Wednesday afternoon to NFL.com's All-Under-25 team.

The list was composed of 26 players that will be younger than the age of 25 before the start of the 2015 NFL season (Sept. 10).

Hopkins had an impressive sophomore campaign with 76 receptions on 127 targets for 1210 yards, six touchdowns and a long of 76.

This was difficult. Ultimately went with Hopkins over Mike Evans and Kelvin Benjamin. He was more consistent than the former and didn't drop as many balls as the latter; plus, with an extra year under his belt, Hopkins is further along than both of those two (as well as Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Wide Receiver (2011 - 2013)
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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). The Texans wideout posted over 1,200 yards receiving with underwhelming quarterbacks. (via NFL.com)

Catanzaro finished the season with an impressive 29 of 33 field-goal makes for the Cardinals (87.9 percent).

This might have been the toughest selection on the list, with Cody Parkey just about even-steven with Catanzaro. Parkey's field goal percentage was one point higher (88.9 to 87.9), yet the Cardinals kicker was slightly better on kickoffs. Yep, we're splitting hairs. (via NFL.com)

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