GREG HOPKINS

2009 - FOOTBALL - ATHLETE OF DISTINCTION
 
Greg Hopkins
Waynesburg Central High School
Slippery Rock University
Athlete of Distinction – Football

 Waynesburg High School
 All Conference in football – 1990
 One of the top wrestlers in Waynesburg history, winning 112 bouts
 Holds the javelin record at 195’ 9”
 Slippery Rock University
 Most prolific receiver in Slippery Rock history with a PSAC
record 235 receptions
 Other Slippery Rock records held or shared:
 Receiving yardage in a season – 1,283
 Receiving yardage in a career – 3,382
 Passes caught in a game – 17
 Passes caught in a season – 83
 Passes caught in a career –
 Touchdowns caught in a game – 3
 Touchdowns caught in a season – 12
 Touchdowns caught in a career – 28
 Receiving yardage in a game – 202
 Inducted into the Slippery Rock University Hall of Fame – 2005
 NCAA Division II All American – 1992 & 1993
 Football Gazette – 1993
 CoSida – 1994
 Sporting News – 1994
 C.N. Frank “Small University” – 1994
 Associated Press CoSida / GTE Academic All American – 1994
 Played in the 1996 Snow Bowl, an NCAA Div. II All Star game

 Professional career
 Signed with the Ottawa Roughriders of the CFL in 1995
 Played 5 years with Albany, 1 year with Indiana and 5 years with
Los Angeles of the Arena Football League
 Voted the “Riddell Iron Man of the Year award in 2002, given
to the league’s best two-way player. This is the AFL’s most
Prestigious award
 A 4-time All Arena All Star, scoring 1,222 points in 134 games,
good for 8th in AFL history
 Known as the “Jerry Rice” of Arena football












 

 

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