MIAMI (CBSMiami) – 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 injury came during FSU’s victory over Miami on Saturday. Thompson injured himself after making a 32-yard reception in the second quarter.READ MORE: Parkland Mom Remembers, Honors Memory Of Hero Son, Peter Wang, Who Sacrificed Self To Save Others
Thompson had been the feel good story of the Seminoles this season after coming back from suffering two broken vertebrae during a game last season.READ MORE: Former BSO Employee Julio Chang Faces Charges In Capitol Attack
Thompson had a team best 687 yards rushing and also had 248 receiving yards this season for the Seminoles.
His absence will open up carries for Devonta Freeman and James Wilder, Jr. along with Lonnie Pryor.MORE NEWS: Florida Fire Rescue Chief Fired For Not Forcing Firefighter Vaccinations
(TM and © Copyright 2012 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)