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Know Your 2013 NFL Draft Picks: DeAndre "Nuke" Hopkins Has an Old Soul

BR StudiosFeatured ColumnistApril 2, 2013

His sports heroes are Johnny Unitas and "Pistol Pete" Maravich. His nickname comes from a pacifier. He's also the youngest player in the 2013 NFL draft at the age of 20. 

Meet DeAndre Hopkins. The former Clemson wide receiver enters the NFL with a great pair of hands, solid speed and an old soul (as evidenced by his sports heroes). 

Hopkins surprised Clemson Nation when he declared for the NFL draft, but he hopes to prove that he's ready.

Check out the video above as DeAndre Hopkins, in his words, tells us who he is as a player and a person.

Where will DeAndre Hopkins go in the 2013 NFL draft?

You're invited to Bleacher Report's Live Draft Party from Times Square in New York City.

If you can't make it to the party live, we'll see you online for our live draft party coverage. 

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