Reports: LSU to name Cortez Hankton, Joe Sloan co-offensive coordinators

LSU is expected to name wide receivers coach Cortez Hankton and quarterbacks coach Joe Sloan co-offensive coordinators, according to multiple reports.

According to Glen West of 247 Sports, the promotions took place on Tuesday. Sloan will “serve as the primary play caller but Hankton will also be actively engaged in how the offense is run.”

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Sloan joined LSU after Brian Kelly was named head coach prior to the 2022 season. He spent nine seasons at Louisiana Tech where the Bulldogs appeared in seven bowl games and won the Conference USA West twice.

Sloan also has past coaching stops at South Florida from 2010-11 and serving as an administrative assistant for East Carolina.

Hankton also joined the Tigers after Kelly arrived in Baton Rouge. He coached the likes of Kayshon Boutte and Malik Nabers, helping LSU reach its second-highest totals of 6,344 total yards and 3,770 passing yards in program history in 2022.

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Hankton coached for four years at Georgia as the pass game coordinator and wide receivers coach from 2019-22. There, Hankton coached receivers such as George Pickens and Mecole Hardman among others.

Hankton spent three seasons coaching wide receivers at Vanderbilt before Georgia. He’s also spent three seasons at Dartmouth and some time at Central Florida.