September 15, 2008

ASI Insider: Budd is Back!

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Budd is back (By Derek Redd, Osceola)

Defensive tackle Budd Thacker can be one heck of a cheerleader. He's been spotted at Dick Howser Stadium, paint smeared across his chest, urging on the Florida State baseball team.

But when he was forced to into the Doak Campbell Stadium stands for the first two football games of the season, relegated to cheerleader rather than anchor of the FSU offensive line, it wasn't such a good time.

"It was miserable," he said. "Probably one of the worst things I've gone through."

The bad times are over, though. Thacker will be back in uniform, and just in time for the Seminoles as they host Wake Forest this Saturday.

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