Andy Hopkins was a three-time Eastern All-Star and twice cracked the magical 1000 yard mark in rushing in his five year CFL career. Hopkins broke into the CFL with Hamilton in 1973 and lead the East in rushing with 1223 yards to get his first East All-Star honour. In 1974, Hopkins fell just short of the 1000 yard club as his average carry took a plunge from 5.5 down to 4.1 but his 943 yards and 42 receptions earned him his second Eastern All-Star award. Injuries limited Hopkins to just 463 yardss in 8 games in 1975. Hopkins joined the MOntreal Alouttes in 1976 and bounced back for his second 1000 yards season with 1075 yards and a career high 43 pass receptions to capture his third Eastern All-Star award. In 1975, Hoplins appeared in only 5 games and had 218 yards rushing. Hopkins finished his career with 3922 yards rushing.