Florida Gators signee profile: Linebacker Tyron Hopper

Tyron Hopper

School: Roswell

Hometown: Roswell, GA.

Height: 6-2

Weight: 205

Position: linebacker

Rivals Ranking: 4-star

Recruited by:  Charlton Warren

Enrollment date: Summer of 2019

Notable: Hopper is a guy who played safety and linebacker in high school and three interceptions returned for touchdowns this year. Hopper is expected to play linebacker in college.

Quotable: “He basically is telling me that if I’m good enough to play then I’ll play next year,” Hopper said on Robinson’s message to him. “I’m playing the same position as Vosean [Joseph], I’ll be doing everything that Vosean does.”

Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.