2010 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice.
2009 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – Prep Football Report Defensive Player of the Year as a senior… Chicago Tribune, Champaign News-Gazette and Illinois High School Football Coaches Association first team all-state as a senior… Chicago Sun-Times all-area as a senior… named first team all-conference and conference defensive MVP as a senior… second team all-conference pick as a junior… led team to state championship in 2006. Career – – Totaled 214 tackles, five sacks, five forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and one interception… team captain… awarded the National Football Foundation’s Scholar Athlete Award… named Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Academic all-State as a senior… honor roll student in every high school semester… also lettered in lacrosse.
Personal – – Born 3/21/91… Open major… parents are Marge and Tom Hopkins… high school coach: Todd Kuska.