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 one 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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