Scott has been a football coach in Mobile County for 31 years. He spent four years at McGill-Toolen, including the 1996 season where the team passed for 2,347 yards, rushed for 1,093 yards and scored 30 touchdowns. His 15 years at Murphy include the successful 2015 year, when the offensive line led the way for 1,348 yards, 3,085 rushing yards and 44 touchdowns. A native of Columbus, MS, Coach Atkins graduated from Stephen D Lee High before attending East Mississippi Community College and moving on to be a scholarship athlete at Millsaps College. Coach Atkins is a Mobile resident with his wife Mary and son Jonathan, and spends his off time restoring classic muscle cars.