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American Football Database
Huey Whittaker
No. 17     
Wide receiver / Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-06-19) June 19, 1981 (age 40)
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

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

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

Professional career

New York Jets

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

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

Florida Tuskers

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


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