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SkyWalker Set Free (Official Confirmation)

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Mark LongVerified account@APMarkLong 10h
Gators coach Billy Donovan on F Chris "Sky" Walker, who is expected to be cleared this week: "I'm going to play him."


8:36 AM - 27 Jan 2014
Mark Long@APMarkLong 9h
Anything can happen when the NCAA is involved, but yes, all indications are Gators F Chris Walker will be cleared this week

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8:46 AM - 27 Jan 2014 · Details

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Donovan didn't give that response with respect to the "news" that Walker would be cleared.
It was just his usual response to the weekly Chris Walker questions.

"When he's cleared, I will play him. I usually wouldn't play a freshman in that situation."
-Donovan

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View PostJoeGator, on 27 January 2014 - 08:55 PM, said:

Donovan didn't give that response with respect to the "news" that Walker would be cleared.
It was just his usual response to the weekly Chris Walker questions.

"When he's cleared, I will play him. I usually wouldn't play a freshman in that situation."
-Donovan

That may be, but the 2nd tweet is rather straightforward, and Mark Long is pretty connected with UF and not prone to exaggeration.

Goldkamp seems to put a lot of faith in Long's sources and connections, and he's encouraged.

If it doesn't happen as expected this week I guess I'll just have to bump it at a later date.
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View PostGatorUnvrsty, on 27 January 2014 - 09:18 PM, said:

That may be, but the 2nd tweet is rather straightforward, and Mark Long is pretty connected with UF and not prone to exaggeration.

Goldkamp seems to put a lot of faith in Long's sources and connections, and he's encouraged.

If it doesn't happen as expected this week I guess I'll just have to bump it at a later date.

Oh, I totally understand and really do hope it is true.
But there were people freaking out on another board because they thought Donovan gave a veiled response that HE knew Walker would be cleared.

Mark Long didn't tweet that until AFTER the conference was over.

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View PostJoeGator, on 27 January 2014 - 09:20 PM, said:



Oh, I totally understand and really do hope it is true.
But there were people freaking out on another board because they thought Donovan gave a veiled response that HE knew Walker would be cleared.

Mark Long didn't tweet that until AFTER the conference was over.

Yeah, Long could have worded that better. Basically, Long is saying Walker is expected to be cleared this week; and Donovan is saying when that happens he won't be redshirting Walker but playing him immediately.

I sure am glad Walker has been practicing all this time, so he's not behind the 8-ball when he gets his shot... diminishes the adverse effects of the delay a little bit.
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I'm just annoyed that it's been taking this long.
At least we've won all the game he would have played in anyway.

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Just because the NCAA clears him doesn't mean he should play him. D Rose was cleared too...
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View PostUK4Life, on 27 January 2014 - 09:51 PM, said:

Just because the NCAA clears him doesn't mean he should play him. D Rose was cleared too...

Donovan isn't Cal though.








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View PostJoeGator, on 27 January 2014 - 09:55 PM, said:

Donovan isn't Cal though.








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It's okay, he's almost as good. :trollface:
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View PostUK4Life, on 27 January 2014 - 10:02 PM, said:

It's okay, he's almost as good. :trollface:

Boooooooooo

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For the umpteenth time, Kenny SkyWalker played here in the 80s.  If y'all get a Randall Jordan are you going to call him Air Jordan?
"At Kentucky, we don't just play college basketball. We ARE college basketball." - Coach John Calipari

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View PostPuddingTime, on 28 January 2014 - 03:43 AM, said:

For the umpteenth time, Kenny SkyWalker played here in the 80s.  If y'all get a Randall Jordan are you going to call him Air Jordan?

their skywalker didn't become a jedi. their skywalker is the one that got burned alive by imperial troopers.
Du-te la dracu 'LSU

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Looks like Mark Long has a little birdie with a nest in the NCAA... officially cleared.

Can play February 4th.

https://www.ncaa.org...a?division=d1

Edited by GatorUnvrsty, 29 January 2014 - 04:45 PM.

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View PostGatorUnvrsty, on 29 January 2014 - 04:44 PM, said:

Looks like Mark Long has a little birdie with a nest in the NCAA... officially cleared.

Can play February 4th.

https://www.ncaa.org...a?division=d1
link went tooo xhamster....

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What are you guys expecting from him?
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