Skyhawk Football | Jordon Hankins - Associate Head Coach, Linebackers Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach
Jordon Hankins begins his third season as the Skyhawks associate head coach and his first season as the linebackers coach. He has spent the three previous seasons as the running backs coach. In addition to his new position, Hankins will continue as the strength and conditioning coach at his alma mater.
Hankins had a stable of running backs in 2012 which included Jason McNair, Tevin Barksdale and DJ NcNeil. McNair led the group with 125 carries for 547 yards, while Barksdale made the best of his 82 attempts for 479 yards. The Skyhawks finished second in the OVC and 24th in the nation in total offense.
Before UT Martin, Hankins served as an assistant coach and the head strength and conditioning coach at Riverdale High School for four years under coach Roy Aydelott.
Hankins, who played linebacker from 2001-03 for head coaches Sam McCorkle and Matt Griffin, graduated from UT Martin in 2005. He has a bachelor's of science degree in education with an emphasis in history. He also has a physical education endorsement.
Hankins finished his career with 31 solo tackles and 51 total tackles. Hankins prepped at Lewis County High School in Hohenwald where he helped lead the team to three regional football championships. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards his senior year and was named a 1998 Mr. Football Finalist. He earned all-state honors in both football and baseball.