Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/15/14
DeAndre Hopkins has already caught the attention of Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak.The first round pick from Clemson came to Houston with an attitude and determination, both things which have helped him stand out in rookie camp and the current OTAs."He's special," Kubiak said in a story on NFL.com. "Ball skills are extremely special. Very long, long arms. Big hands. You saw the catch he made out here today. He's going to help us early, and we know that, and that's why we brought him here."Those special qualities could help Hopkins secure the other starting receiver slot across the line from Andre Johnson.In the past two seasons, the Texans have lost Jacoby Jones and Kevin Walter to free agency. One of the strengths of the team had become suspect. And with Johnson’s health concerns, finding a solid second pass catcher was paramount in the 2013 NFL Draft.Hopkins as a fantasy player could be interesting. He was ranked as the fifth overall prospect...
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