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Ty'Ron Hopper



Experience: R

Height: 6-2

Age: 23

Weight: 228 lbs

College: Missouri



2023 (Senior): Hopper's 55 tackles through 10 games led the Missouri defense, before a November injury forced him to the sideline for the final two contests of the regular season ... named a second-team All-SEC pick by the conference's head coaches ... named one of five finalists for the Butkus Award, honoring the nation's most outstanding linebacker … became the third Mizzou player to earn finalist honors for the Butkus Award, joining Nick Bolton (2020) and Sean Weatherspoon (2008, 2009) ... created havoc on the field all season long, leading the recording six tackles for a loss to go along with three sacks, six QB hurries and three pass break ups ... named the Senior Bowl Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 18 following MU's win against Kansas State (Sept. 16) featuring eight tackles, one for loss, and a pair of quarterback hurries and pass break ups ... registered a season-best 10 tackles and a sack against No. 1 Georgia (Nov. 4) … listed on the watchlists for the Bronko Nagurski Award and Chuck Bednarik Award, both of which honor the top defensive player in college football.

2022 (Junior): Saw action in all 13 games this season, making 12 starts … the Florida transfer finished the regular season second on the team with 77 total tackles, led the team with 14 tackles-for-loss, led the team with six QB hurries, 2.5 sacks and one interception … compiled 5+ tackles eight times … did it all in the season opener, recording a team-high six tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one sack, and snagged his first career INT in the win against LA Tech (Sept. 1) … had a team-high nine tackles at Auburn (Sept. 24) in a game that also saw him record 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack … totalled seven tackles and a TFL against Georgia (Oct. 1) … recorded seven tackles and a TFL against Vanderbilt (Oct. 22) … made three tackles and two TFL's at South Carolina (Oct. 29) … had four tackles, one TFL and 0.5 sacks against Kentucky (Nov. 5) … led the team with 11 tackles, tacked on a pair of TFLs against Arkansas (Nov. 26) ... had nine tackles in the Gasparilla Bowl against Wake Forest (Dec. 23).

Prior to Mizzou: Spent three seasons at Florida before transferring and joining the Tigers ... saw game action on defense and special teams in all 13 games in 2021 including four starts, totaling two pass breakups, 65 tackles (34 solo) 10 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one QB hit … had four tackles (three solo), 1.5 TFLs and one sack in the Gasparilla Bowl vs. UCF (Dec. 23) … tallied nine tackles (three solo), 0.5 TFLs and one forced fumble vs. FSU (Nov. 27) … racked up a career-high 12 tackles (11 solo) and two tackles for loss at Missouri (Nov. 20) … appeared in 11 games for the Gators in 2020, finishing with 15 total tackles (five solo, 10 assisted) and one tackle for loss as a redshirt freshman … registered his first tackle of the season against Missouri (Oct. 31) … logged his second solo tackle of the season versus Georgia (Nov. 7) … recorded four tackles and a tackle for a loss of three yards against Arkansas (Nov. 14), as well as an assisted sack … added another three assisted tackles at Vanderbilt (Nov. 21) … recorded one assisted tackle against Alabama (Dec. 19) in the SEC Championship Game … Finished with three solo tackles against Oklahoma (Dec. 30) in the Cotton Bowl … made an appearance in four games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams as a true freshman in 2019… Collegiate debut came in the season opener against UT Martin (Sept. 7) ... recorded one solo tackle and one assisted throughout the season, including half a tackle for loss ... saw action in the Orange Bowl vs. Virginia (Dec. 30)

High School: Led Roswell High School to a 9-2 overall record in his senior season … played in the 2019 All-American Bowl ... finished his senior season of high school with 74 total tackles (7.8 per game), five interceptions, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery … started his high school career at safety, but moved to linebacker after his sophomore year.