April 18, 2014

Clemson’s Hopkins moves up on Biletnikoff list

Nuk Hopkins gives Clemson a Biletnikoff semi-finalist for second straight season

Clemson junior receiver Nuk Hopkins is one of the ten semi-finalists for the Fred Biletnikoff Award which goes to the nation’s outstanding receiver.  Tiger sophomore Sammy Watkins was a semi-finalist for the award last season.

Hopkins, the only ACC player on the list, leads the nation with 14 touchdown catches.  He has 66 catches for 1096 yards this season.

The other semi-finalists are Tavon Austin of West Virginia, Stedman Bailey of West Virginia, Brandin Cooks of Oregon State, Austin Franklin of New Mexico State, Cobi Hamilton of Arkansas, Austin Hill of Airzona, Marqise Lee of Southern California, Quinton Patton of Louisiana Tech and Terrance Williams of Baylor.