AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week - DeAndre Hopkins
October 1, 2012
DeAndre Hopkins, Football, Junior, Central, SC
Hopkins had 11 catches for 197 yards and a touchdown in Clemson's win over Boston College on Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill, MA. His 197 receiving yards set a school record for a single game, breaking the previous record of 182 set by Rod Gardner against North Carolina in 2000.
In just five games this year, Hopkins has established the Clemson single game receiving record (13 vs. Auburn) tied the record for touchdown catches in a single game (three vs. Furman) and set the record for receiving yards in a game with 197. He now has 42 receptions in five games.