Those heroics earned him a spot on Mel Kiper Jr's 2013 NFL All-Rookie team ($). Kiper had this to say about Hopkins' first season in the League.
"The QB issues didn't help, but Hopkins still had 52 catches for 802 receiving yards, and he has a bright future."
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Kiper had Hopkins ranked as the 18th-best rookie overall, regardless of position.
The rookie from Clemson, however, tweeted this a few hours after the announcement.
San Diego's Keenan Allen and Terrance Williams of the Cowboys were the other receivers on Kiper's All-Rookie squad. Allen was his offensive rookie of the season, and ranked third overall. Buffalo inside linebacker Kiko Alonso was the top-ranked rookie, followed by Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson.