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Georgia reveals salary information for assistants Scott Fountain and Cortez Hankton

The Georgia Bulldogs recently hired a pair of assistants in Cortez Hankton and Scott Fountain. Specific roles for Fountain and Hankton have not been finalized, but Hankton is expected to coach the Bulldogs’ wide receivers, as that’s the position he played. According to, the Bulldogs will pay Hankton $375,000 for the 2018 season and Fountain will make $300,000 this year...
Via Saturday Down South
7 days ago

Salary details for new UGA assistant coaches Cortez Hankton and Scott Fountain

ATHENS — At least part of the salary details are in for the two newest assistant coaches on the staff of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart. Cortez Hankton is receiving $375,000 annually, according to information provided by UGA on Tuesday. Scott Fountain is set to receive $300,000, according to the same information. It was not immediately clear if those were the full salaries for Hankton...
Via Dawg Nation
7 days ago

New coach, signee added to Georgia receiving room

ATHENS — When Cortez Hankton arrived at Jacksonville Jaguars camp 15 years ago, he was a nondescript, 6-foot wide receiver from a small school who went undrafted. His odds of sticking with the team more than a few weeks were long. He lasted four years of his six seasons in the NFL in Jacksonville. “Being an undrafted free agent, you go in with the mentality of doing whatever it takes...
Via Dawg Nation
12 days ago

Kirby Smart confirms new coaching hires, addresses possible shuffling of roles

ATHENS — Georgia head coach Kirby Smart not only added six players on Wednesday, but a couple coaches: Scott Fountain and Cortez Hankton. “We’re excited about both the guys coming on the staff,” Smart said, confirming the hires of both, which were reported earlier in the day. Georgia is set to hire Hankton, who has been the receivers coach at Vanderbilt the past three years. “He...
Via Dawg Nation
13 days ago

News: Georgia set to hire assistant coach Cortez Hankton away from Vanderbilt

ATHENS — Georgia is set to raid another SEC coaching staff: Cortez Hankton, the receivers coach at Vanderbilt, is expected to be hired by UGA, barring a snag, according to someone close to the program. Hankton, who is 37 years old, spent the past three seasons at Vanderbilt, after three seasons as the receivers coach at Dartmouth. He also spent six years in the NFL as a wide receiver...
Via Dawg Nation
13 days ago

Report: Kirby Smart poaching Vanderbilt assistant coach Cortez Hankton

Earlier Wednesday, reports surfaced that Kirby Smart and Georgia were hiring Mississippi State assistant Scott Fountain. Fountain coached with UGA in an off-the-field role in 2017, and it appears that’s he returning for another role after leaving for MSU last month. But Fountain isn’t the only coach Smart is hiring on National Signing Day. According to FootballScoop, Smart and Georgia...
Via Saturday Down South
13 days ago

Vanderbilt WR coach Cortez Hankton leaving to join staff at Georgia

ATHENS — Georgia is raiding another SEC program to fill out its coaching staff: Cortez Hankton is leaving Vanderbilt for UGA, where he is expected to become the receivers coach. Hankton, who is 37 years old, spent the past three seasons at Vanderbilt, after three seasons as the receivers coach at Dartmouth. He also spent six years in the NFL as a wide receiver. This fills out head...
Via SEC Country
13 days ago

Mason hires Cortez Hankton, fills out Vandy coaching staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has hired Cortez Hankton as wide receivers coach, filling out his coaching staff. Mason announced the hire Monday. Hankton has spent the past three seasons coaching wide receivers at Dartmouth where the Big Green went 20-10 during his tenure after starting his coaching career with three months as a volunteer assistant at Central...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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