September 21, 2006
When he accepted an offer from Florida State to play football, current East Mississippi OT Courtney Abbott (6-9, 330) thought he was at a place that would help prepare him for the NFL, but things didn't work out that way. He's on a different path now.
July 3, 2006
In the class of 2004, Florida State signed probably their biggest recruit ever in Courtney Abbott. In high school, he was listed at 6-foot-9 and 330 pounds. The former Atlanta (GA) Westlake standout was looking at a very bright future in Garnet & Gold until he received some bad news by being diagnosed with Diabetes. The Territory caught up with Abbott to get the latest on his status.
March 11, 2005
Nicknamed "Baby Shaq" because of his 6-foot-9, 334-pound size, freshman offensive lineman <b>Courtney Abbott</b> is looking forward to the start of practice on Monday. Abbott also continues to recover from a kidney infection that has slowed him this summer. Click here for an update on Abbott, who attended summer school and has enjoyed the transition from high school to college.
August 8, 2004