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Another setback for Chase Johnson

Discussion in 'Nuttin' but Net' started by jmac83, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. jmac83

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  2. ThunderGator

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    Such a shame. He was such a talent. I feel bad for him.
     
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  3. gatorbogey

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    I had wondered if UF had a more stringent concussion protocol- that is, why chase could play at Dayton, but miss out at UF. I think a family member made a comment that had me thinking we might have over-done some things with Chase. But it’s looking we had his best interest in mind all along?
     
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  4. SJB612

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    Tough deal. Would have been better off staying at Florida and getting the UF degree.
     
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  5. tampajack1

    tampajack1 Premium Member

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    He had 18 points in 14 minutes against Houston Baptist. That’s impressive.
     
  6. GatorPlanet

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    Bad breaks for Chase. He would have been a good 4-year player at UF if healthy. I understand the medical issues though... I have a friend who's still dealing with serious headaches, hearing, and vision problems a full year and a half after a concussion.
     
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  7. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    thanks for posting the update, kid has talent but glad he is being cautious about his future health
     
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  8. akaGatorhoops

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    I can’t make a comparison to Dayton, but yes... there was apparently some frustration that Florida was slow to clear Chase to play.
    This does seem to validate Florida’s cautious approach.
     
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  9. OklahomaGator

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    “Chase Johnson is doing well as he recovers from post-concussive stress syndrome. He is continuing to make great strides and is looking forward to joining the team when he is medically cleared.”

    Quote from the article in the OP, clearly validates UF not clearing him to play if he is still dealing with the effects of the concussions.
     
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  10. oneatatime

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    Like some injuries that take more than a year to recover, let's hope that he can come back next season
     
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  11. SeabudGator

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    It is only a game. Hope the kid finds meaning and a career beyond a round leather ball and protects his mental and physical health.
     
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  12. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Wonder if he should play with a soft helmet or head gear? Wish him well. Lit of talent, but not sure can stay healthy as a big battling down low.
     
  13. jeffphillips21

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    Absolute shame
     
  14. wci347

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    Could have used him with this team. Would have provided some anchoring it sorely lacks.
     
  15. 33hoop

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    Some kids are snakebit and can’t catch a break. Gak is another example.
     
  16. swampgas44

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    (forgot his first name) Allen another example. Adam Allen. Thank you memory.
     
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