|Hometown:||Opa Locka, Fla.|
|High School:||Miami Monsignor Pace HS|
|Derrick Hopkins - Career Statistics|
HOPKINS' CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 5 (Louisville, 2012)
Receiving Yards: 66 (Temple, 2012)
Receiving TDs: 1 (twice)
Long Reception: 41 (Temple, 2012)
2013: Saw action in all 12 games…caught 10 passes for 82 yards (8.2 ypc) and one touchdown…returned 14 kickoffs for 298 yards (21.3 ypr) with a 38-yard long…logged 380 all-purpose yards…caught a pass in seven games on the year…had two catches vs. McNeese State, at Michigan State and at Rutgers…made a 16-yard touchdown reception vs. No. 15 Miami…recorded a career-high 123 kickoff return yards vs. McNeese State…finished his career playing in 27 career games with two starts…posted 821 career all-purpose yards, including 33 receptions for 394 yards and two touchdowns and 20 kickoff returns for 423 yards.
2012: Saw action in eight games, starting one, at wide receiver … missed the final four games of the year due to a knee injury … caught 19 passes for 278 yards and a TD … had two catches for 23 yards and a TD versus Chattanooga … made three receptions for 59 yards against Rutgers … also had three catches for 59 yards versus Florida St. … posted three receptions for 66 yards at Temple … tallied five catches for 54 yards at Louisville.
2011: Saw action in five games … posted 34 yards on four receptions against FAMU with a long of 24 … also returned one kickoff for 42 yards.
2010: Saw playing time in two games, against Stony Brook and FAU.
MIAMI MONSIGNOR PACE HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked 149th best prospect as an athlete by ESPN … recorded 22 receptions for 350 yards and two touchdowns as a senior … also returned one kick for a touchdown … played on both sides of the ball and on special teams … returned four punts for touchdowns and two kickoffs for touchdowns during his junior campaign … scored a total of 10 touchdowns and added two interceptions while playing primarily at defensive back … a two-time first-team All-Dade County selection … also lettered in track, running a 10.25 in the 100 meters … posted the nation’s best 200 time with a 20.97 to capture the Class 2A title … chose USF over Kansas State, Auburn, Texas A&M and LSU, among others … also heavily recruited by many major programs as a track athlete.
PERSONAL: Born to Valerie Hopkins … has one sister - Alayjah Redmon … earned degree in health science in December, 2013.