The Los Angeles Rams selected Purdue redshirt senior tight end Brycen Hopkins with the No. 136 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Hopkins collected 61 receptions for 830 yards and seven touchdowns in 12 games (11 starts) en route to first-team Associated Press All-American, Big Ten Tight End of the Year, and first-team all-conference honors in his final college season.
At this year's NFL Scouting Combine, the 6-foot-4, 245-pounder tied with LSU's Stephen Sullivan for the second-fastest 40-yard dash time among tight ends at 4.66 seconds. Hopkins also tied with Virginia Tech's Dalton Keene and Georgia's Charlie Woerner for the fourth-most bench press reps (21) in his position group.
Like fellow Rams rookie Van Jefferson, Hopkins also has an NFL pedigree as the son of former Titans Pro Bowl offensive lineman Brad Hopkins. Though the Nashville native did not play football until he got to high school, he would eventually earn second-team all-state honors as a senior.
Rams remaining 2020 NFL Draft picks:
Round 6 - No. 199
Round 7 - No. 234
Round 7 - No. 248
Round 7 - No. 250
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Welcome to LA, Brycen Hopkins! Meet the tight end from Purdue.