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Derrick Hopkins

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  • Defensive Tackle
  • Highland Springs, VA (Highland Springs)
  • Ht: 6-0 | Wt: 306
  • Age: 22 yrs 4 mo
  • 2010 - ...
  • Virginia Tech Hokies

  • Year: Graduated

As a Recruit: Hopkins was recruited from Highland Springs (Highland Springs, VA) class of 2010. He committed to Virginia Tech on 5/7/2009. He was recruited by Jim Cavanaugh .

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Year Tck Sck PBU FF FR
2011 51 3 1 1 1
2010 9 1.5 - - 1
Total 60 4.5 1 1 2

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COLLEGE: 2011: Started all 14 games at defensive tackle ... Played over 760 snaps on defense and 47 on special teams. 2010: Picked up playing time in 13 games. His 485-pound front squat was tops among defensive linemen during off-season testing … Collected two sacks during the first scrimmage of the spring … Had a sack and a TFL in the final scrimmage … Added a tackle and a quarterback hurry during the Maroon-White game … Earned the Paul Torgersen Award as the top defensive newcomer of the spring. HIGH SCHOOL: Played as a defensive lineman for Coach Loren Johnson at Highland Springs High … Named first-team AAA all-state as a defensive lineman by the VHSCA and second-team all-state as an offensive guard … A three-time all-Metro selection by The Richmond Times-Dispatch … Earned Capital District Defensive Player of the Year honors … Earned first-team all-Metro honors as a sophomore, totaling 49 tackles, including eight tackles for loss … Was again an all-Metro selection his junior season. PERSONAL: Derrick A. Hopkins … Son of Gary and Jackie Hopkins … Brother of current Hokie Antoine Hopkins … Enrolled in university studies

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