A white towel covered Marcus Lattimore's face, but his emotions were plain to see.
His head was bobbing as he was carted off the field. It was evident tears were flowing.
No one could blame South Carolina's star running back for his emotional display.
His right knee was wrecked in the second quarter of the Gamecocks' 38-35 victory over Tennessee at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, an injury so gruesome that it made folks shield their eyes from the replay.
For the second time in as many years, one of the SEC's premier players will not be able to finish the season.
Last year, he tore his left ACL while he was blocking against Mississippi State on Oct. 15.
On Saturday, Lattimore took a handoff from Connor Shaw and began to held up field when Tennessee's Herman Lathers closed quickly and hit him high.
But the damage was done when Eric Gordon propelled himself toward Lattimore's knees.
The right one took the brunt of the collision and was twisted at an unnatural angle as Latt...