The Florida State Seminoles will be without their top running back for the rest of the season. The school announced Monday that Chris Thompson will be out after injuring his left knee.
The mistakes — taking a bad sack, squandering timeouts, having a punt blocked — all added up to deal a heavy blow to Florida State’s hopes of contending for the national championship. It has left Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher with no shortage of things to focus on in the coming days.
Florida State took Clemson to apart and Tigers coach Dabo Swinney is hoping his players can at least come away with a lesson learned.
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. Inside: game analysis.
Defensive ends Brandon Jenkins (senior) and Bjoern Werner (junior) will lead the Florida State defense at home against Murray State on Saturday night.
Strong economies, especially in Latin America, led overseas tourists to flock to Florida in recent months.
The Florida State Seminoles three-game losing streak got worse Saturday when running back Chris Thompson broke his back during the loss to Wake Forest.
The sixth-ranked Florida State Seminoles are set to open the season next weekend against Louisiana-Monroe, and it appears the team will be at or near full-strength when they hit the field.
While most of the media’s focus has been on the University of Miami, perhaps the most talented team in the state continues to put the final touches on its depth chart in Tallahassee.