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2021 PFN Player Profile: Byron Hopkins – Upper Moreland @Byronhopkinsjr1 @UMGoldenBears @UMBEARSFOOTBALL

Written by: on Sunday, July 18th, 2021

 

Byron Hopkins 

Upper Moreland High School 

Class of 2022 

QB 

Ht: 6’0 Wt: 180 

Other sports: Basketball 

Awards: 2020 second-team All-Suburban One quarterback, 2020 honorable mention All-Suburban One point guard, and 2019 honorable mention All-Suburban One quarterback. 

Twitter: @Byronhopkinsjr1


Why do you play football? 

I’ve been playing since I was 6 years old. I love the excitement and fun I have playing. It feels great to make plays to help my team win.

What has been your best memory from football so far? 

Playing in the quarter-final state playoffs this past season.

Who is your favorite pro athlete and why?

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant because of their competitive spirit and ability to lead their teams to championships.

Who is your biggest fan and why? 

My parents and family are my biggest fans. They’ve always been very supportive of me playing sports.

Is there any specific person you look up to and use as a role model?  

My dad and grandfather are the men I look up to most as role models.

What is your desired major in college?  

I plan on studying real estate investment and management.

Coming off a year with COVID struggles, what do you think this year will be like?

I think this year will fun but with challenges because we lost some Seniors on both sides of the ball.

Favorite play to run?

A smash option play. I can throw or run the ball.

What is your personal goal for this season?

To win a State Championship.

Favorite pre-game meal?

Chicken and pasta.

Sports movie?

The Longest Yard.

Sport you’d love to play but can’t?

Baseball.

Most embarrassing sports moment?

Missing a pass play read to win our thanksgiving game on the last play.

What are you looking forward to most this year?

Just being able to play a full season.

Favorite activities?

Playing basketball and working out. Also hanging out with my friends.

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