Deandre Hopkins Texans

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Hopkins started the 2012 season off strong with 13 receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown in a win over Auburn. One week later, against Ball State, he had six receptions for 105 yards and three touchdowns. On September 29, against Boston College, had had 11 receptions for 197 yards and a touchdown in the victory. In the following game, he had seven receptions for 173 yards and two touchdowns against Georgia Tech. On November 3, in a game at Duke, he had four receptions for 128 yards and three touchdowns. He closed out the regular season with one receiving touchdown in each of the last three games. In the 2012 Chick-fil-A Bowl against LSU, he had 13 receptions for 192 yards and a touchdown. In his junior season in 2012, Hopkins had one of the best receiving seasons in ACC history, with an ACC-best 1,405 yards on 82 catches and a school-record 18 touchdowns (second in the nation) earning First Team All-Conference honors. Hopkins, along with junior quarterback Tajh Boyd and wide receiver Sammy Watkins, combined to make one of the most prolific passing offenses in college football and broke many individual and career school records. Hopkins left Clemson with career record for receiving yards (3,020) and career touchdown grabs (27) with at least one score in each of the last 12 games. On January 10, 2013, Hopkins decided to forgo his senior season at Clemson and enter the NFL Draft.