Huey Whittaker
No. 17     
Wide receiver / Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-06-19) June 19, 1981 (age 39)
Place of birth: Spring Hill, Florida
Career information
College: South Florida
Undrafted in 2004
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 2004)*
Career highlights and awards
* 2× Second Team All-Arena (2008, 2013)
Stats at
Receptions     569
Receiving yards     6,541
Receiving TDs     148
Tackles     115
INTs     6
Stats at

Hubert Alton George "Huey" Whittaker (born June 19, 1981) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at South Florida.

He has also been a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Storm, Utah Blaze, New York Jets and Spokane Shock.

Early life[edit | edit source]

Whittaker attended Frank W. Springstead High School in Spring Hill, Florida, where he was named a St. Petersburg Times All-Suncoast selection as a senior with 10 receiving touchdowns.[1]

College career[edit | edit source]

Whittaker attended Hudson Valley Community College before transferring to the University of South Florida.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

New York Jets[edit | edit source]

Whittaker was signed to a future contract by the New York Jets on January 2, 2009.[2][3][4][5] He was waived on August 12 when the team signed placekicker Parker Douglass. He was re-signed on August 16 only to be waived again on August 30.

Spokane Shock[edit | edit source]

Whittaker was a starting wide receiver for the Spokane Shock in 2010.

Florida Tuskers[edit | edit source]

Whittaker was signed by the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League on August 26, 2010.

References[edit | edit source]

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