Florida State 10: Week 6 power rankings 

October, 8, 2012
Putting together a list of Florida State's top 10 performers for the season seems a bit incongruous considering the somber mood among Seminoles fans and the lack of impact any of FSU's talented starters made down the stretch against NC State. But the season must go on, and so, too, the power rankings. Here's how things stack up after six weeks. (Previous rank in parentheses.)

1. Chris Thompson, RB (3)
Sure, Thompson wore down in the second half against NC State, but it's hard to find much fault in his performance. He matched a career high with 25 carries and he provided the bulk of the first-half offense, but Jimbo Fisher should have found a way to get the fresher, stronger James Wilder Jr. a few touches late in the game if he wanted to run the football with power.

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