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Hopkins Doesn't Find Any Coal

South Bend wasn't what prized kicking recruit Dustin Hopkins expected.

Sounds like that's a good thing. The kicker from Houston, Texas visited Notre Dame for the first time on Monday. Dustin Hopkins, his parents and his sister, arrived on campus around 11 a.m., and stayed until 10 p.m. "I was kind of expecting a coal-miner town to be honest with you," the 6-foot-1, 175-pound Hopkins said. "It was a pleasant surprise as far as the town goes. As far as the school...

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