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DeAndre Hopkins has record day in loss

DeAndre Hopkins had a record day in the Texans 2016 final regular season game against the Titans.

Despite the 24-17 loss, Hopkins caught seven passes for a season-high 123 yards. He also recorded his longest pass of the season with his 51-yard catch-and-run in the third quarter at Tennessee. Hopkins' catch gave Houston a first down at the Tennessee 3-yard line and would set up a field goal at the end of the drive.

"I should have had more if you ask me," Hopkins said after the game. "I'm pretty hard on myself. I think I could have done better. My team lost so I think nothing really positive came out of today."

Hopkins competitive spirit has helped solidify him in Texans history at just 24 years old. On Sunday, he surpassed his mentor Andre Johnson (311) for the most receptions (317) in the first four years of a player's career in franchise history. He is now tied with Johnson (13 from 2003-06) for the most 100-yard receiving games in the first four years of a player's career in franchise history.

"It's pretty special," Hopkin said. "It's hard to downplay a Future Hall of Famer. I thank my teammates and my coaches for putting me in the position to make those plays ever since I've been here. But, Andre has done it for so long, my four years is nothing."

The Texans faced the Titans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.

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