Langley Rams Head Coach Matt “Snoop” Blokker is pleased to announce that former CFL standout Ron Hopkins has agreed to join the CJFL club as Defensive Back and Special Teams coach for the 2018 season.
Hopkins played 115 games at defensive back for the Calgary Stampeders between 1982 and 1991, and finished with 27 career interceptions.
The native of Ridgely Tennessee was also a standout special teams player for the Stampeders, setting a CFL record with 1,098 kickoff return yards in 1987.
Hopkins is a graduate of Lake County High School and earned a scholarship to play at Murray State University, he starred in the Racers program for four seasons(79-82) and was honoured with an induction to the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014.
Coach Hop comes to the Rams out of the Calgary Colts CJFL program, where he was an assistant coach in 2016 and 2017, he has been a big part of the Calgary Cowboys minor football program, where he has coached with the Bantam and Midget programs since 2012.
Welcome to the Rams Family Coach Hop.