DeAndre Hopkins named AP All-Pro First Team

*HOUSTON – *Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins was named to the Associated Press NFL All-Pro First Team today. The teams are chosen by a national panel of fifty NFL writers and broadcasters to recognize the best players at each position.

Hopkins posted 96 receptions for 1,378 yards and a franchise-record 13 touchdowns in 2017, making him one of 14 players in NFL history to post those numbers in a season and the third-youngest ever to do so. Hopkins, who made the AP All-Pro Second Team in 2015, finished this season ranked first in the NFL in targets (174), sixth in receptions (96), fourth in receiving yards (1,378), first in receiving touchdowns (13), fourth in receiving first downs (69), first in receptions over 25 yards (17) and third in 100-yard receiving games (five). He caught a touchdown in an NFL-high and franchise-record 10 different games this season and logged a team-high six touchdown receptions of 20-or-more yards, which tied for second-most in the NFL in 2017. Hopkins led the league with nine games of seven-or-more receptions and tied for the league lead with 11 games of 70-or-more receiving yards.


**Player** **Pos** **Season** **Team**
**DeAndre Hopkins** **WR** **2017** **First**
Jadeveon Clowney DE 2016 Second
Benardrick McKinney LB 2016 Second
Whitney Mercilus LB 2016 Second
J.J. Watt DE 2015 First
DeAndre Hopkins WR 2015 Second
J.J. Watt DE 2014 First
J.J. Watt DT 2014 Second
J.J. Watt DE 2013 First
J.J. Watt DE 2012 First
Duane Brown LT 2012 First
Andre Johnson WR 2012 Second
Duane Brown LT 2011 Second
Brian Cushing LB 2011 Second
Arian Foster RB 2011 Second
Johnathan Joseph CB 2011 Second
Arian Foster RB 2010 First
Vonta Leach FB 2010 First
Andre Johnson WR 2009 First
Brian Cushing LB 2009 Second
Andre Johnson WR 2008 First
Mario Williams DE 2007 Second
DeMeco Ryans LB 2007 Second
Andre Johnson WR 2006 Second
Jerome Mathis KR 2005 First
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