James Hopper Position: Cornerback
    Height: 5-9
    Weight: 180
    High School: Seventy-First
    Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
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    RANKINGS: Ranked the No. 33 cornerback prospect in the nation according to ESPN/Scouts, Inc. ... Listed the No. 89 cornerback prospect nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked the No. 21 player in the state of North Carolina by SuperPrep ...

    THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on June 8, 2008 ... A member of SuperPrep's Mid-Atlantic Team ... Named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region Team as a defensive back ... As a tailback, ran for 192 yards and scored four touchdowns in the 4-A championship game - a 28-7 victory by Seventy-First - his senior season ... Ran for nearly 1,400 yards and 26 touchdowns his final year ... A first-team all-state pick as an athlete by NCpreps.com ... Had 88 tackles and an interception as a junior ... Ran for 272 yards on 28 carries and scored four touchdowns in limited action offensively his junior season ... Player host was Lorenzo Williams ... Recruited by Charley Wiles.

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