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24 Jimtavis Walker
  • Running Back
  • 5-9, 207
  • 2002-2003, 1L
  • Statesboro, Ga. (Statesboro HS)

Running back…Left the team prior to spring drills in 2004….

2003: Saw time in the running back rotation and on special teams, playing in all 13 games for 144 plays…Ranked fourth on the team with 105 rushing yards…Had 19 carries (5.5 avg) and a touchdown…Saw action at running back vs. SJSU, FAMU, Ole Miss, LSU, Arkansas and Iowa for 44 plays…Scored his first collegiate touchdown in win over FAMU, totaling a career-high 73 yards on the ground…Had a career-high six carries vs. Arkansas on only 10 plays on offense…Saw a career-high 18 plays vs. Arkansas…Averaged 18.3 yards per carry vs. FAMU, the highest game average of the season by a UF back…Had two carries for 11 yards in UF's opening possession of the fourth quarter vs. San Jose State…Caught first career reception vs. Iowa…

2002: Worked with the scout team…Dressed for the Kentucky and Auburn games as a reward for his work on the scout team…

PREP: A standout prep running back from Georgia who garnered national recognition in 2001…Ranked among the nation's top 35 all-purpose backs by rivals.com and received All-America recognition from that group…Named one of the top three running backs in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep…Received All- Southeast region honors from PrepStar… Rushed for 2,025 yards and 36 TDs as a senior in leading Statesboro HS to a 15-0 record and state title in 2001…Also visited Alabama, Georgia and Auburn…High school coach was Buzz Busby…

PERSONAL: Born Jimtavis Javon Walker on May 3, 1983 in Statesboro, Georgia… Plans to major in business… Won an essay contest in high school and went to nationals… Aspires to own his own day care center or become a coach… Favorite sports personality is former Gator Emmitt Smith… Parents: Jimmy and Rosita Walker…

MAJOR: Social & Behavioral Sciences.


Career Rushing Stats:
year no. yds avg tds long
2003 19 105 5.5 1 50
Totals 19 105 5.5 1 50
Career Receiving Stats:
year no. yds avg tds long
2003 1 1 1.0 0 1
Totals 1 1 1.0 0 1

Career Highs:
Rushing Attempts: 6 (Arkansas, 2003)
Rushing Yards: 73 (FAMU, 2003)
Rushing TDs: 1 (FAMU, 2003)
Receptions: 1 (Iowa, 2004 Outback Bowl)
Receiving Yards: 1 (Iowa, 2004 Outback Bowl)

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