Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/27/13
I don’t really mix religion and sports together too much if at all, but I’m beyond ecstatic right now and truly feel there is a god today. So many times in this business we end up writing or reporting on athletes who lack humility, morals, and have no heart whatsoever. The Marcus Lattimore story has been discussed at exhaustion, but after two knee surgeries, the last one being five months ago, many in football weren’t sure he’d ever play again. Lattimore dislocated his right knee cap and tore three ligaments on Oct. 27 in a game against Tennessee. He had surgery in November and then entered the NFL Draft a month later. Lattimore then traveled to Florida for rehab. Marcus Lattimore has also worked nearly every day since to convince the NFL he’s the same first-round talent he was before getting hurt. The heart, discipline and courage this young man displayed should be lauded by all and used as an example of how we all can carry ourselves in the midst of adversity. The young man always...
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