Found September 12, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
Super Sammy Watkins returns for Clemson this weekend after serving a two-game suspension, but in the name of fairness, he needs to step in line behind dandy DeAndre Hopkins in the Tigers hierarchy at wide receiver. At least for now. In reality, both players are going to get a bevy of chances to catch passes and dart into end zones over the next two-plus months. And it would be no surprise if Watkins explodes and finishes the season with more receptions than Hopkins. But one of the really neat things about Watkins absence has been the quick rise of Hopkins on the national radar. He deserved some acclaim a year ago after hauling in 72 passes for 978 yards and five touchdowns. Watkins was the star and deservedly so. He caught more passes, scored more touchdowns and also served as a punt returner and an effective runner on occasional sweeps. He has more talent. But Hopkins is also darn good and is finally getting his just due. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said that Hopkins has been un...
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