Found March 29, 2013 on Patriots Life:
A torn ACL, MCL, and PCL... normally a horrific injury like that would end a career. Welp, there are always exceptions to the rule and South Carolina Marcus Lattimore is that exception. The freshman stud quickly turned heads when he rushed for 1,197 yards and 17 touchdowns. Unfortunately for him, the severe knee injury sidetracked his promising future and limited him to 16 games over the next two years. BUT, as Nick Underhill brought up in his article, Patriots coach Bill Belichick loves value picks. With Lattimore flying under the radar, the Pats could possibly snag him with the 29th overall pick or maybe a second-rounder. Apparently the team extended an invitation to the RB for a private workout; a sign that they're interested. Lattimore explained that although he may have struggled with injuries in the past, he wants to prove people wrong: "I want to be an inspiration," Lattimore told USA Today, the outlet that first reported his upcoming visit with the Patriots. ...
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