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Thompson comes full circle against Deacs

9/15/2012

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The week began with Chris Thompson standing in front of his team and delivering a message.

It had been a year since he'd fought for a first down against Wake Forest, running headlong into a tackler and creating a collision that broke two bones in his back. The memories of that game and the long fight to get back on the field weighed heavily on the senior running back. He wanted revenge.

"I owe them," Thompson told his teammates during a meeting before practice. "They put me out last year, and I'm going to finish them off this year."

To read David Hale's story, click here.