Found October 24, 2012 on
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 a very successful season for the Seminoles, rushing for 687 yards and recording 248 yards of receiving yards. The elusive back had posted a 7.5 yards per carry average and found the endzone five times for the Noles this season. Serious injuries are nothing new to Thompson. Last season, during the Seminoles fifth game, he suffered a broken vertebrae in his back. Thompson was on pace to become Florida State’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 1996, a season where Warrick Dunn eclipsed the mark. The Seminoles will use a tandem of backs to replace the speedy Thompson. Sophomores James Wilder Jr and Devonta Freema...

FSU RB Thompson out for rest of season

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...

Florida State running back Thompson done for season

Getty Images Florida State’s leading running back senior Chris Thompson will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his knee in Saturday’s game against Miami Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that Thompson suffered an ACL injury and won’t be returning. Thompson made a comeback this season after suffering a broken back that ended his 2011 season. Jimbo: Chris Thompson is...

FSU RB Chris Thompson out for rest of season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida State will be without its leading rusher for the rest of the season. Senior tailback Chris Thompson suffered an anterior cruciate ligament tear in his left knee during Saturdays 33-20 win over Miami, Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday afternoon. "He was upset," Fisher said. "Very disappointed. Hes whats right about college football...

Duke-Florida St. Preview

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. On...
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