|Title:||Assistant Football Coach -- Defensive Line|
|College:||B.S., Mathematics Education, Alabama State University; M.A. Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Tech|
Landius Wilkerson joined the Huntingdon staff as the defensive line coach in 2010.
Wilkerson hails from Etowah, Tennessee. He graduated from McMinn Central High School where he participated in football, basketball and track.
Wilkerson coached first-team All-Region defensive tackle D.J. Chappell in 2011. Chappell was the Hawks' first player to earn first-team All-South recognition and the first to be recognized on the D3football.com All-American list. Chappell was named honorable mention All-American.
In his first season at Huntingdon, Wilkerson coached a pair of NFF National Honor Society Achievement winners in Steven Penewit and Jacob King.
Wilkerson earned his B.S. degree in Mathematics Education from Alabama State University, where he played football and ran track. He completed his M.A. degree in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Tech. He coached for five years at McMinn Central High where he coached both offensive and defensive linemen and served as assistant head coach.
At ASU, Wilkerson was a captain and an All-Conference lineman. A three-year starter on the offensive line, Wilkerson was a member of the 2004 SWAC championship team.
In high school, Wilkerson was a two-time All-State defensive lineman and was selected to play in the Tennessee East-West All-Star game.
Wilkerson and his wife, the former Melody Pugh, have one child, McKenzie Lynne.