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Stephen Hopkins

Most players before they get to the collegiate ranks, might have a slightly skewed view of just how it's going to be. Will it be just as easy as it was in high school? Will they be able to get away with as much? Stephen Hopkins is someone who feels that he's ready, because his strengths could favor him more than others.

Talk to most running backs coming out of the high school ranks, and ask them what they can do best, most of what you hear will involved burst, speed, vision and elusiveness. Those are all fine traits, but what many fail to realize is that all of those attributes usually don't translate exactly when they hit Division 1-A. They might be fast, but the players they are going against are faster, too...

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