Captain … senior safety who is majoring in information systems audit and control … minor in psychology … named a preseason All-America by the Beyond Sports Network … Consensus Draft Services preseason Division II honorable mention All-America … his toughness and versatility make him an outstanding defensive player … also provides leadership to his teammates … enters season with 80 career tackles … plays hockey in the offseason … returned to the team last season after not playing as a sophomore … two varsity letters.
2010: Named first team All-Northeast-10 and Bentley’s Defensive MVP … picked off six passes, which lead the team and was second in the NE-10 … also ranked fifth nationally in Division II in interceptions per game … third on the team in tackles with 61, tied for 14th in the league … had 10 tackles at Central Connecticut Sept. 11 … made career-high 11 stops and had an interception against New Haven Sept. 24 … an interception and seven tackles one game later at AIC Oct. 12 … picked off two passes at Assumption Oct. 29 … ended the season with an interception and seven tackles against Stonehill Nov. 13 … started all nine games.
2009: Did not play.
2008: Played in all 11 games and started against Stonehill Sept. 26 … scored a touchdown off a blocked punt at Sacred Heart Sept. 6 … made 19 tackles … had a season-high four against Assumption Oct. 3.
Personal: 2008 graduate of Waltham High School … named the 2007 Daily News Tribune Player of the Year, making him the fifth straight winner of the award to attend Bentley … also lettered in hockey and baseball and was captain of all three teams as a senior … named an eastern Massachusetts All-Star for football and was a three-time Greater Boston League All-Star as well … played in the 2008 football Agganis All-Star classic … a three-time GBL All-Star in hockey and a three-time Daily News Tribune All-Star … age as of Sept. 1: 21 … son of Don and Monique Hopkins … twin brother Steve is a senior on this year’s team … also has a younger brother, Brendan (14).
2009: Did not play 2008 Statistics