Marcus Lattimore wins his high school coaching debut with Heathwood Hall

#21 is 1-0 as a coach! It was a successful evening for Marcus Lattimore as he made his debut on the Heathwood Hall sidelines this evening. The Highlanders took care of business against Oakwood Prep, 42-7, to hand the former Gamecocks star a victory in his first game as a head coach. Heathwood Hall was able to open up a 28-0 lead before halftime. Despite an Oakwood Prep score with...
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4 days ago

Marcus Lattimore explains why he's 'thankful' for devastating knee injuries

Former South Carolina Gamecocks star Marcus Lattimore was once one of the best players in the country, and seemed like a surefire first-round NFL Draft pick with the potential to have a stellar NFL career. As a true freshman in 2010 Lattimore rushed for 1,197 yards and 17 touchdowns and made the All-SEC first team. A series of brutal knee injuries and multiple surgeries during...
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May 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore graduates from South Carolina, lands first coaching job

Marcus Lattimore, whose NFL career ended after just a year when he retired at 23, finally may be on his true career path as he leaves school again.The former Gamecocks running back graduated from South Carolina on Friday and announced he landed his first coaching job, as an assistant at a local prep school.It was the culmination of a difficult journey for Lattimore, who starred in...
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May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NCAA blocks Marcus Lattimore from joining South Carolina football

Marcus Lattimore, who was slated to join Will Muschamp’s staff at South Carolina, has been blocked by the NCAA from this position because his presence would be considered an “unfair” advantage in recruiting, per David Cloninger of The State. “Lattimore, who will graduate from USC next month, was never going to coach but was going to speak to the team about life off the...
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April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Will Muschamp wants Marcus Lattimore on South Carolina staff

Will Muschamp has reportedly reached out to former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore about a potential position on Muschamp’s hypothetical coaching staff, according to a new report. Muschamp reached out to the former Gamecocks star to offer him a position on a potential coaching staff, sources close to Lattimore told the State on Friday. It is unclear what the position...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Muschamp wants Marcus Lattimore on his staff

Apparently Will Muschamp is pretty confident he’s going to land the job as head coach of the University of South Carolina football program. Reason being that he’s already reaching out to candidates to be on his coaching staff, and one of those candidates is former Gamecock star running back Marcus Lattimore. A source close to Lattimore The State that Muschamp had spoken with...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former San Francisco 49er Marcus Lattimore on brief NFL career: “It was hell.”

Marucs Lattimore will always be remembered as one of the most dynamic players in South Carolina Gamecocks history As a freshman in 2010, Lattimore burst onto the scene, rushing for 1,197 yards and 17 TDs and became an overnight top 5 NFL draft pick. He had NFL scouts salivating over the possibility of him joining one of their franchises. And then he tore his knee in 2011. And again...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Recruiting update

South Carolina football has been synonymous with success for much of Steve Spurrier’s time in Columbia.  The team had three straight 11-2 seasons from 2011-2013, but suffered through a disappointing 2014 season.  Winning football games didn’t come by accident.  The biggest reason for success was an incredible run on the recruiting front.  The likes of Stephon Gilmore, Jadeveon...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Scholarship For Walk-Ons Established at South Carolina in Honor of Former RB Marcus Lattimore

San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore must have made a tremendous impact on folks in and around the South Carolina Gamecocks program back in the day. Yeah, when he was healthy he was a beast on the field, but you don't name a scholarship after a player that has only been gone since 2012.Which someone has.@cwinston75South Carolina Athletics via The Garnett Way Campaign...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

South Carolina Football: Preview of 2014 season

The fourth ranked South Carolina Gamecocks are coming off of their third straight 11-2 season, but expectations are even higher this year. Coach Steve Spurrier is hungry for an SEC title with the Gamecocks after coming agonizingly close this past season.  If not for an inexplicable loss at struggling Tennessee last year, the Gamecocks would have played in Atlanta in December. It’s...
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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