CHRIS THOMPSON RUMORS

FSU's Thompson talks, doesn't run at Combine

Even though he didnt run or work out for the coaches and front-office personnel at the NFL Combine, Chris Thompson felt like he made an impression.Thompson was one of 13 former Florida State standouts invited to Indianapolis this week. Four months after tearing the ACL in his left knee after a long catch-and-run in the win at Miami, Thompson was able to put his foot in the door and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

FSU's Chris Thompson going pro, drops appeal

Florida State senior tailback Chris Thompson has decided to drop his longshot appeal for a medical hardship and will enter the NFL Draft. Thompson played in just 13 games the past two years, both of which ended with season-ending injuries. He and Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher had hoped to file an appeal to the NCAA that would have argued he should receive a medical redshirt based...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Football News: Florida State University loses RB for the season

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...
Via thepigskinreport.com
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via College Football Section
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports South
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

FSU loses Thompson with knee injury

No. 12 Florida State lost leading rusher Chris Thompson to a left knee injury in the second quarter of its game at Miami on Saturday night. Thompson was injured with 12:44 left in the period, on a play where he made a 32-yard reception. He remained down on the turf after the tackle, then was helped to the sideline for further evaluation. The Seminoles said he would not return....
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Thompson lights it up against Wake

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...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 5 Florida St rolls to 52-0 win over Wake

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Thompson scored on runs of 74 and 80 yards on successive 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, already had a career-high 197 yards following his 80-yard touchdown run that put the Seminoles into a 28-0 lead with...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida State's Thompson returns from back injury

Florida State tailback Chris Thompson thought his playing days were over a year ago when he spent a night in a North Carolina hospital with a broken back suffered against Wake Forest. Now, slightly less than one year later, Thompson is back at his familiar starting spot after months of vigorous rehabilitation - as fast as ever - and looking forward to the fifth-ranked Seminoles...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

FSU running backs ready to wear teams down

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. There are no questions about the wealth of talent that Florida State has at running back. The concerns revolve around their health. Senior Chris Thompson hurt his back just five games into the 2011 season, and he missed Thursdays scrimmage with a hamstring injury. And Devonta Freeman missed the spring with a back injury. James Wilder Jr. has even practiced through...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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