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Cordae Hankton Season 2024

Cordae Hankton
Offensive Analyst
(225) 578-1151
New Orleans, La.
Alma Mater
Southern Univ. at New Orleans (2017)

Cordae Hankton joined the LSU coaching staff in March of 2024 and serves as an offensive analyst for the Tigers.

Hankton, a native of New Orleans and the younger brother of LSU co-offensive coordinator Cortez Hankton, joined the staff after one season as an offensive analyst at the University of Virginia.

Hankton spent the 2022 season as running backs coach at Charlotte. Other collegiate coaching stops for Hankton include 2021 at Texas as senior offensive analyst along with graduate assistant jobs at Michigan State and Colorado. He worked as a defensive graduate assistant at Michigan State for two years and served as an offensive graduate assistant at Colorado.

A former safety at Jackson State, Hankton was a successful coach at the high school level before joining the college ranks. In 2018, he served as defensive coordinator for John Ehret High School in Marrero, Louisiana.

Prior to his time at John Ehret he was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Archbishop Rummel High School in New Orleans. He spent six seasons (2012-17) at Rummel, where he coached the linebackers. Rummel won back-to-back state championships in 2015 and 2016 and peaked at No. 13 in the nation in 2015, according to MaxPreps.

He played defensive back at Jackson State, lettering in 2006 and 2007.

After his playing days at Jackson State were over, he followed in the footsteps of his parents, who were both police officers. He worked with his parents on the New Orleans police force for five years (2009-13), becoming one of the few father-mother-son trios on a police force simultaneously in the nation.

He returned to school after five years on the New Orleans police force, earning a degree from Southern University at New Orleans where he graduated with a degree in sociology.