Cortez Hankton

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Cortez Hankton
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Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-01-20) January 20, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Texas Southern
Undrafted: 2003
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 34
Receiving yards: 310
Receiving TDs: 2
Player stats at

Cortez Hankton (born January 20, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver who is currently an assistant coach at Vanderbilt University. He was originally signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Texas Southern. He attended St. Augustine High School in New Orleans. He lettered in football and track & field. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

He is Texas Southern University's record holder for career receiving yards (3,400 yds) and season receiving yards (1,270 yds). He also holds the records for most consecutive games with a receiving touchdown (10 games) and the longest play from scrimmage (99 yd receiving TD) against Texas State University. He finished his college career with 175 receptions and 30 touchdowns.

In 2010, Hankton was nominated for Offensive Player of the Year in the United Football League while playing with the Florida Tuskers.

Hankton has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and New York Sentinels.

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