LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky receiver Charles Walker was the victim of a targeting call in the first half against Eastern Michigan, and he will not return.
The UK Sports Network reported he was taken to the locker room with a back injury.
Walker also serves as Kentucky’s primary punt returner. Freshman wide receiver Lynn Bowden will return punts in his absence.
Walker had 1 catch for 12 yards before his injury.
Kentucky and Eastern Michigan were tied 14-14 at halftime.
From our field reporter: Charles Walker taken to the locker room. Injured his back on the hard hit over the middle.
— UK Sports Network (@UKSportsNetwork) September 30, 2017
Here’s video from the play he was injured on.
— Scott Charlton (@Scott_Charlton) September 30, 2017
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