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Chris Walker

Forward     Florida

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Suspension    EST. RETURN:  11/26/2014

October 15, 2014    Chris Walker News

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Walker has been suspended for the first three games of the Gators' season, ESPN's Jeff Borzello reports.

Head coach Billy Donovan indicated the suspension was for a violation of team rules, but nothing beyond that. Walker is no stranger to suspensions, after missing the fall's semester of games last year due to academic ineligibility. When he does get on the court, Walker is an extremely talented forward, who should see plenty of minutes.

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April 9, 2014

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Walker will return to Florida for his sophomore season, opting not to enter the NBA Draft, reports.

Walker wrote on Twitter that he was happy to "be joining the gatornation again for one more year" potentially indicating the next season would be his last in college. Serving a suspension, he didn't play his first game until February, but Walker was a potential first round pick so his decision to return was not guaranteed.

January 29, 2014

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Walker was cleared to play and will appear in his first game next Tuesday against Missouri on Feb. 4, CBS Sports reports.

Walker was the top recruit for the Gators but has not appeared in a game while the NCAA mulled his eligibility. He should fit into the Florida frontcourt nicely and provide support on both ends of the court. Walker's minutes may be limited in his first few games as he gets accustomed to college basketball.

January 23, 2014

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Walker is not expected to play Thursday against Alabama, reports.

Walker sent out a series of tweets suggesting he would make his collegiate debut Thursday (they've since been deleted), but it sounds like he may have jumped the gun a bit. Just Wednesday, a report surfaced saying Walker may not play at all this season, so it's a fluid situation at the moment.

January 22, 2014

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Walker not playing at all this season "remains a possibility," reports.

Coach Billy Donovan refuted reports that the Gators expect to have Walker, a McDonald's All-American recruit, eligible for Saturday's game against Tennessee. Walker was ruled ineligible for the fall 2013 semester due to some unfulfilled academic requirements, and the situation has dragged on since. He's been practicing with the team for more than a month, but it's anyone's guess as to if, and when, Walker will play for Florida.

January 6, 2014

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Walkers status for Wednesday night's SEC opener against South Carolina remains up in the air, according to the Gainesville Sun.

Walker has been practicing with the Gators and started classes on Monday. Once he is eligible to play, he could be a valuable piece off the bench.

December 14, 2013

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November 13, 2013

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Walker is not eligible for fall semester, but he if he enrolls for second semester he could start practicing with the team on December 15 and be available to play December 17.