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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State running back Chris Thompson is out for the rest of the season after injuring his left knee in the Seminoles' win against Miami on Saturday.
The school made the announcement Monday.
Thompson was the 11th-ranked Seminoles' leading rusher he hurt his knee in the second quarter at Miami after making a 32-yard reception.
Thompson also missed much of last season with two broken vertebrae, and said he feared that back injury would end his career.
He had 47 yards on seven carries Saturday night, giving him a team-best 687 yards for the season. He also has 248 receiving yards.
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Florida State running back Chris Thompson is out for the rest of the season after injuring his left knee in the Seminoles' win against Miami on Saturday.
The school made the announcement Monday.
Thompson was the 11th-ranked Seminoles' leading rusher before he hurt his knee in the second quarter at Miami after making a 32-yard reception.
Thompson also missed much of last...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida State will be without its leading rusher for the rest of the season.
Senior tailback Chris Thompson suffered an ACL tear in Saturdays win over Miami, coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday afternoon.
Thompson led Florida State in rushes (91), rushing yards (687) and also had five touchdowns. He also had 100-yard rushing games against Wake Forest, Clemson and...
Florida State wore down a pesky Miami team in the second half Saturday, depriving us of another round of late game theatrics from the Sunshine State rivals, but that doesn't mean the game was void of any craziness. Halfway through the first quarter, with the Seminoles facing a key third down, an orange clad Miami fan ran directly through the play, somehow surviving long enough...
The Florida State Seminoles might have left Miami with a victory over their in-state opponent, the Hurricanes, but they lost their starting running back for the remainder of the season. After ripping off a short pass for a 32-yard gain, Chris Thompson was tackled but wasn’t able to get up.Thompson tore his ACL, ending his season and likely, his college career.
Thompson was enjoying...
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Not going down to Miami for this weekends match-up with Florida State might be the single biggest mistake in the history of BC. The talent on display at the tailgate parties was like we’ve never seen before. There were beer bongs, tube tops, blondes and brunettes…and this girl. She can’t even stand up, but is managing to pound a Bud Light, all the while ripping a blunt. She...
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History isn't siding with Duke as it prepares to face Florida State in a matchup of ACC division leaders Saturday, but the Blue Devils have made a habit of bucking the trend so far this season.
They'll also be facing a potentially vulnerable 11th-ranked Seminoles team that's lost star running back Chris Thompson for the rest of the season due to a torn left ACL.
1. Florida State (7-1) It wasn't the prettiest win ever.
2. Clemson (6-1) Were outgained, but forced four turnovers.
3. NC State (5-2) Needed a last second missed field goal to win.
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