Houston Texans star wide receiver Deandre Hopkins said it after the 2017 NFL Draft and he is repeating it now. With holdover quarterback Tom Savage battling rookie superstar Deshaun Watson for the starting quarterback role in Houston, Hopkins is letting the world know who he wants to throw him the ball in the 2017 NFL season.

Hopkins was talking to ESPN after a recent Texans training camp practice and joked that he has played with most of the quarterbacks in NFL league history over his first four seasons with the Houston Texans.

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Hopkins then endorsed one of the two quarterbacks and said that there is nothing else to say about it.

"I put the stamp on Savage, and I think that's all that needs to be said about that," Hopkins said.

Hopkins wants stability

Before the Houston Texans drafted Deshaun Watson, the head coach of the Clemson Tigers Dab Sweeney said that whoever drafted Watson would get the "Michael Jordan of the NFL." The Texans traded up to get Watson in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft and seemed to get their franchise quarterback of the future.

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However, DeAndre Hopkins has seen a lot of quarterbacks come and go in his four seasons with the Houston Texans and might just want some stability. Since Hopkins joined Houston, Matt Schaub, Case Keenum, T.J. Yates, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Mallett, Tom Savage, Brian Hoyer, Brandon Weeden, and Brock Osweiler have all thrown the ball for the team.

Out of everyone, Tom Savage has been with the Houston Texans the longest.

Savage was drafted by the Texans in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft but has only played five games for the team in those three seasons. However, he has practiced with the team for three years now and DeAndre Hopkins likely has the biggest comfort level with Savage.

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"I know he can help us win what we want to win. He does everything well. He's a student of the game, from just being on the bench, watching and learning from other people's mistakes, seeing what they've done wrong," Hopkins explained.

"He has a knowledge of this offense. He's been in this offense his whole career."

With that said, Tom Savage has never proven that he can win on the field while at the same time he was never given the chance. In college, Savage didn't even get extensive playing time, starting one season at Rutgers in 2009 and then losing his job in 2010. He was out of college from 2011 until 2013, when he transferred to Pittsburgh and was their starter for one season.

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On the other hand, Deshaun Watson threw for over 4,000 yards with Clemson in back-to-back seasons, while also rushing for over 1,000 yards in 2015. He led the Tigers to a National Championship by beating the Alabama Crimson Tide. Watson knows how to win and that could help the Houston Texans. However, he still needs to convince DeAndre Hopkins that he deserves the opportunity.

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