Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 10/21/14
After suffering two major season ending knee injuries in back-to-back seasons at South Carolina, Running Back Marcus Lattimore took the risk and declared for the 2013 draft. Many predicted Lattimore to be a first round lock before his second knee injury after suffered on Oct. 27, 2012, in which he dislocated his knee and tore three ligaments. This injury and the long road to recovery, persuaded many NFL teams to pass on Lattimore, who seen his stock fall, while adding another scar to a 2nd knee. Once considered the top Running Back in the nation, Marcus Lattimore was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 131st overall pick (4th Round). Despite Lattimore's injury history, the 49ers set focus on the future, and what skill set Lattimore has proven to possess on the field. When healthy he is a hard runner, with great instincts, control and vision. Lattimore is known to follow his blockers and shed tacklers, always falling forward, but also is agile enough to make you miss and...
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