Originally Posted by gogators73
When is the last recruit that Billy had here that he didn't turn into a hard worker?
Walker might not work hard but he'll certainly ride the bench. With Harris and Finney-Smith, Walker is far from guaranteed anything once he gets here.
I'd bet Billy gets that motor pretty high. He has the body to be a guy that can run up and down the court and beat guys.
Marreese Speights, not known as a particularly hardworker, didn't reach his potential here and hasn't even come close to reaching it in the NBA to this point. But he's one of the few. Not to say I don't like Speights because I do. He's a true Gator.
Speights didn't have the competition Walker will have though. He was basically alone in an undersized frontcourt with a freshman Alex Tyus. Yeguete will also be back next year and Young could very well be also. So he'll have to bring it every day or he won't see the court very much.
For that reason, I really don't see a lot of room for him to be a bust. It might take longer than some think though.