Chris Thompson injury: Top Florida State RB out for season

Mike Ehrmann

The Seminoles will be without their top running back for the rest of the year, Jimbo Fisher announced Monday.

Florida State running back Chris Thompson is out for the remainder of his team's season with an ACL injury, Jimbo Fisher announced Monday. Thompson hurt his left knee in Saturday's game against the Miami Hurricanes. He was being tackled on a 32-yard catch when his leg bent awkwardly in the second quarter.

The speedy senior from Greenville, Fla., was having his best season with Florida State. He had carried the ball 91 times for 687 yards for an impressive 7.5 yards per rush, to go along with five scores on the ground. Thompson was also a threat in the passing game, catching 21 balls for 248 yards.

Thompson was carrying the load for the Seminoles against Miami at the time of his injury. He had 94 of the team's 112 total yards. The team was able to come together and win without him, 33-20.

Devonta Freeman and James Wilder Jr. split carries in Thompson's absence on Saturday.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.