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

49ers’ Marcus Lattimore close to 100 percent

There may not be a single player with more people rooting for him than San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore who sat out his rookie year with the team after after suffering a gruesome knee injury in his junior season with the South Carolina Gamecocks. The injury in 2012 was the second season-ending knee injury Lattimore endured at South Carolina after he tore his ACL...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Under Armour signs Marcus Lattimore

According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Under Armour has signed South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore to an endorsement deal. Under Armour has signed Marcus Lattimore — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) April 25, 2013 Not bad for a running back that will likely be taken in the mid-rounds after suffering a serious knee injury last year.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Under...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lattimore hopes to work out in April

Marcus Lattimore isn't healthy enough to participate in the pre-draft process, but the star South Carolina running back's chance to impress NFL scouts is coming soon enough. Lattimore said Tuesday night that he is planning to conduct a workout in early April to show the progress made from a major knee injury suffered in late October. "I'm on pace to do that,"...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore suffered no fracture, but has knee ligament injury

Marcus Lattimore’s season-ending knee injury suffered against Tennessee on Saturday may not have been quite as devastating as initially believed. South Carolina issued an official release regarding the details of the injury. Here’s their statement: University of South Carolina junior running back Marcus Lattimore suffered a significant impact to the front of his right knee during...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore, Willis McGahee, Joe Theismann Among Top 10 Most Gruesome Football Injuries of All Time (Videos)

Sometimes football hits are so bad you want to turn away, but just can't. On Saturday afternoon, South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore suffered one of those injuries when his knee bent the wrong way and the bottom of his leg seemed to hang limp from the rest of his body. Lattimore was considered a top NFL prospect going into this season, but after this injury...
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore suffers nasty dislocation of leg

Marcus Lattimore was injured in Saturday’s win against Tennessee. The South Carolina running back was running to the left side of the field when he was hit by Tennessee defensive back Eric Gordon. Lattimore’s leg then collapsed. “It looked severe on the field,” South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said during his halftime interview with ESPN. “Hopefully it’s not as severe...
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Gamecocks' Lattimore taken off field on cart

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina star Marcus Lattimore was taken off the field on a cart after taking a hit around the knee against Tennessee on Saturday.Lattimore was running through the left side when he was upended. He did not get up and trainers immediately rushed to his side and appeared to be working on his right knee. Lattimore missed the final six games of 2011 with a right...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Vols show strong sportsmanship

Marcus Lattimore suffered one of the most devastating injuries I’ve ever seen in a college football game. He hurt his other knee in 2011 and returned in 2012 just to have his other knee sustain a terrible injury. We refuse to take a graphic or a picture of the injury out of respect for Marcus Lattimore and his family. That was a gruesome gruesome injury. The one bright spot in...
Via Throw The Flag
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore’s Leg Injury Is Extremely Hard To Watch

via ESPN/ Bleacher ReportMarcus Lattimore who is the star running back at South Carolina, was injured during the second quarter of their match-up against Tennesee. A defender’s helmet took out Lattimore’s right knee and it bent back terribly. The video is hard to watch and we will update you when we have a final diagnosis. The GiF of the injury is at the bottom of this page...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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