Chris Thompson scored on runs of 74 and 80 yards on successive first-half carries to lead No. 5 Florida State to a 52-0 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday.
Thompson, who suffered a broken back at Wake Forest a year ago that nearly ended his career, had a career-high 197 yards following his 80-yard touchdown run that put the Seminoles into a 28-0 lead with 9:42 remaining in the first half. And he was done for the day after nine carries.
His 74-yard touchdown earlier followed a 60-yard punt return TD by Rashad Greene as the Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) led 38-0 at the half.
Thompson has five touchdown runs of more than 70 yards in his Florida State career, including two of over 90 yards.
Florida State's defense, which has allowed three points this season, held Wake Forest (2-1, 1-1 ACC) to 126 yards. Tanner Price managed only 82 passing yards and Michael Campanaro had two catches for 8 yards.
Campanaro had caught 22 passes in Wake Forest's first two games, but...