|Graduation Year:||Class of 1979|
Scott played both offense and defense and helped lead the 1977 team to a 10-1 record and the State Group III championship win over Hightstown 28-6. He had 70 tackles and scored 4 touchdowns as defensive player in 1977. In 1978 he recorded 100 tackles, 12 sacks, and 4 passes knocked down during a stellar senior season.
Whitaker was named 1st team All County, 1st team All Area, 1st team All Conference, and 1st team All State Group III, all as an end. He was also named 1st team All State All Groups by the Star Ledger in 1978. He attended the University of South Carolina on a full athletic scholarship.