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Unsigned Free Agent: Bengals sign Texas OG Trey Hopkins

The Bengals may have obtained their best UDFA at this stage, reaching an agreement with Texas offensive guard Trey Hopkins.

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The Cincinnati Bengals have reached an agreement with University of Texas offensive guard Trey Hopkins, according to Alex Dunlap (who covers the draft and the Longhorns for Roster Watch, Sirius XM and Orange Bloods).

Hopkins was viewed as the 26th-best offensive guard, per CBS Sports. According to ESPN, who ranks Hopkins as the 17th-best guard, he has above-average pass protection skills and average pass blocking. He's also a pre-med major and a four-year honor student...


Excellent field awareness. Keeps eyes on a swivel in pass pro. Quick recognition and reaction to defensive line movement in pass pro. Also locates pressures well. Assignment sound in the run game. Identifies and locates targets when climbing to second level or pulling.

Hopkins played 50 games at Texas, with 42 starts (28 at left guard, 14 at right guard). He has been named as a two-time All-Big 12 selection and earning first-team honors in 2012. from the Associated Press, Sporting News and ESPN. Played on an offensive line that averaged 196.2 yards rushing per game while only allowing 16 sacks.