MARCUS LATTIMORE RUMORS

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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15 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NCAA Won’t Let Marcus Lattimore Work For South Carolina Because Of “Unfair Recruiting Advantages”

Twitter/@MarcusLattimore Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore will not be allowed to join Will Muschamp’s staff without becoming a full-on coach, according to David Cloninger of The State. Why? Lattimore’s status as a former player makes the NCAA consider it an “unfair recruiting advantage.” Lattimore had planned on speaking to the team from time to time this...
Via College Spun
April 15, 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...
Via Sportsnaut
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore added to Will Muschamp's staff

Former South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore has been added to Will Muschamp’s staff.  Lattimore, 24, played with the Gamecocks from 2010-12. He had a prolific freshman season but knee injuries derailed his sophomore and junior seasons. They also prevented his NFL career from taking off.  The former tailback will “not be a coach—instead, he will talk to the...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2015  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Marcus Lattimore Discusses His Retirement, His Role At South Carolina On ‘We Need To Talk’

Marcus Lattimore’s early retirment was deeply disappointing for those, especially South Carolina fans, who followed his college career. Lattimore was a star running back for the Gamecocks, but was never able to recover from an awful 2012 knee injury to play in the NFL. Now, Lattimore is going back to finish his degree at South Carolina, and will have a role with Steve Spurrier’s...
Via College Spun
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Fans Going Off On The NCAA After Hearing Of Marcus Lattimore’s Reported Retirement

Monday morning, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan tweeted a bit of news that would be sure to upset any college football fan. San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore, who last took the field for the South Carolina Gamecocks in 2012, is reportedly retiring due to ongoing knee troubles. Lattimore suffered two major knee injuries in college and is rumored to have torn his MCL last...
Via College Spun
November 03, 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...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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