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Awards: Earned the Nittany Lion Club Academic Achievement Award, given to the senior with the highest cumulative GPA, at the annual team banquet...Named Academic All-Big Ten.
Season: Appeared in one game...One of 15 Nittany Lions to earn their degrees this fall, and One of 21 Penn Staters to enter the Fiesta Bowl having already earned a degree...Graduated with his master’s of education in educational leadership in December 2017...Earned his undergraduate degree in physical education and sports and fitness from Florida International University in May 2016.
Georgia State (9/16): Appeared in the fourth quarter on offense.
➤ 2016 ➤ Junior Season
Season: Appeared in one game...Made his Penn State debut vs. Michigan State (11/26)...Earned Dean's List accolades in the 2016 fall semester...Posted a perfect 4.0 GPA in the 2017 spring semester.
➤ 2015 ➤ Sophomore Season (at Florida International)
Appeared in two games...Made season debut versus Old Dominion (10/24).
➤ 2014 ➤ Redshirt Freshman Season (at Florida International)
Appeared in two games...Registered one reception for 16 yards versus Wagner (9/6)...Made season debut versus Bethune-Cookman (8/30)...Missed the final 10 games of the season due to injury...Named to the 2014-15 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.
➤ 2013 ➤ True Freshman Season (at FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL)
➤ High School
Four-year letterman and 2012 team captain at Robinson High School for head coach Mike Depue...Selected as 2013 Tampa Bay Times All-Hillsborough County honorable mention...Named 2012 Florida High School Football Class 5A Elite Team honorable mention...Selected as one of the Top 10 punters in the Tampa Bay Area by BigCountyPreps.com...Was a wide receiver, kicker and punter in high school...Helped the Knights to the 2012 Regional Championship and the Class 5A State Semifinal...Grabbed 13 receptions for 243 yards as a senior...As a punter in 2012, had 30 attempts for a 37.6 average...Named team Wide Receiver of the Year in 2012...Was the 2010 Student-Athlete of the Year...Also played soccer and baseball and ran track...Member of the National Honor Society...Graduated with a 5.2 GPA from the honor’s program.
Full name is Cody Austin Hodgens...Son of Jenna and Bud Hodgens...Has one brother, Blake...Blake is a member of the Penn State baseball team...Father played football at East Tennessee State...Mother was a swimmer at Penn State...Earned his degree in physical education and sports and fitness at Florida International in 2016...Working on his master's in educational leadership...Enjoys boating and golfing...Born July 28, 1995 in Tampa, Florida.