American Football Player (1992– )
DeAndre Hopkins, also known as ‘Nuk’ is an American football player. He presently plays as a wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). Hopkins was drafted by the Texans within the 1st round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college soccer at Clemson University. He’s famous by his nickname Nuk.
DeAndre Hopkins Biography Facts
|Full Name:||DeAndre Rashaun Hopkins|
|Born:||6 June 1992 (age 28)|
|Place of Birth:||Central, South Carolina|
|Occupation:||American Football Player|
|Current Team:||Houston Texans|
|NFL Draft:||2013 (Round 1, Pick 27) Houston Texans|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight:||98kg (216 lbs)|
|Education:||D. W. Daniel High School; Clemson University|
|Parents:||Harris Steve Hopkins (father); Sabrina Greenlee (mother)|
|Siblings:||Marcus Greenlee (brother)
Kesha Smith (sister)
Shanterria Cobb (sister)
|Social Media:||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Hopkins was born on June 6, 1992, in Central, South Carolina, USA. He’s the son of Sabrina Greenlee and Harris Steve Hopkins. His nationality is American and he’s of African-American ethnicity.
He attended D. W. Daniel high school in Central, South Carolina, where he played soccer and basketball and ran track. Hopkins conjointly played basketball in high school as a guard and point guard for the D.W. Daniel Lions basketball team.
With the Lions, he won South Carolina State Championship in 2009-2010. He was named the independent Mail’s player of the year that season. once high school, he registered at Clemson University, wherever he played for the Clemson Tigers football team from 2010 to 2012. On January 10, 2013, Hopkins determined to forgo his senior season at Clemson and enter the NFL Draft.
Professional Life and Career
Hopkins became popular as a football player whereas he was taking part in at Clemson Tigers within the Clemson University. He began taking part in soccer at a professional club level in 2013. He was drafted in the 1st round with the 27th overall pick within the 2013 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.
Hopkins made his debut in a very match with the San Diego Chargers recording five receptions and 55yards. On the second of Dec 2013, the head coach of Houston, Gary Kubiak, was pillaged because of the inferior performance of the team resulting in the 10-3 loss of the team. after the exit of Kubiat, DeAndre’s performance was impaired by conflicting personal play by the quarterback Matt Schaub, and this led to the benching of Schaub after nine inceptions in five games. DeAndre was named NFL’s All-Rookie Team of the 2013 season.
By the 2015 Season, Hopkins had coagulated his role within the team as the number one wide receiver. He finished with 111 receptions in 1521 yards and 11 touchdowns despite the number of quarterbacks that he played with, like Brian Hoyer, T.J Yates, and also the likes, earning his first-ever professional Bowl nomination and additionally created the second-team All-Pro. His peers ranked him 19th in the 2016 top one hundred players within the NFL.
In his 2016 season, he was penalized $6,076 for equipment violation relating to improper cleats in his Shoes.
On the third of August, 2017, Hopkins renewed his deal with Houston Texans, an $81 million five-year contracts with secure $49 million as well as a $7.5 million signing bonus.
He completed his 2018 season top and was named third in receptions and second in receiving yards. He earned his second first-team All-PRO.
DeAndre Hopkins is in a very relationship. He’s having an affair with Colleen Crowley. The couple started dating in March 2015. Their favorite destination for vacation is in Malibu. they may take their relationship to future level.
Talking regarding his past affairs, there’s no data regarding it.
Salary, and Net Worth
On July 24, 2013, he signed a four-year, $7.62 million contract with Texans. His contract included a signing bonus of $3.93 million. He had an annual salary of one million dollars from 2013 to 2016. In 2017, he has an annual salary of $7,915,000. His net worth is unknown.
He has a height of 6 feet 1 inches with body weight 98 kg. He has black hair color and his eye color is black.
Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.