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Marcus Lattimore calls brief NFL career ‘hell’

Marcus Lattimore was among the better running backs in college football until a knee injury suffered against Tennessee in 2012 ended his career at South Carolina. Later that year, Lattimore declared for the NFL Draft. Knowing Lattimore was facing a long road to regaining his form, the 49ers selected the former Gamecock in the fourth...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Running Back Marcus Lattimore Ends Comeback Bid, Announces Retirement

Marcus Lattimore is calling it a career. The San Francisco 49ers running back announced his decision to retire from the NFL on Wednesday, saying in a statement that a comeback from devastating knee injuries he suffered in college proved “insurmountable” to overcome. “After prayer and careful consideration, I have decided it’s time to end my professional football career...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers May Be Adding Marcus Lattimore to the Running Back Mix Soon

When San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore takes his first snap as a professional it will be the end of a long, hard journey back to the gridiron. A Heisman candidate back in college, injuries suffered while playing for South Carolina have held him back, but the trip back to healthy appears to be nearing its end.That means fans may soon see him take the football field...
Via FatManWriting
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Stuck on The Side Field

Marcus Lattimore is a fixture on the side field. While his San Francisco 49ers teammates practice, the second-year running back can always be seen taking part in agility drills and running sprints with other rehabbing players on the extra field at the team’s Santa Clara training facility in the shadows of Levi’s Stadium. Marcus Lattimore getting some work in on the side field...
Via BaySportsNet
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lattimore Ready to Establish Himself

Sean McMahon Marcus Lattimore has always been the best player on his team. Encountering little resistance in High School and College, Lattimore has been forced to adjust to a slower implementation into NFL life than expected due to multiple knee injuries. Now that Lattimore is at full health, he is gunning for Frank Gore's job. The post Lattimore Ready to Establish Himself appeared...
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers' Marcus Lattimore hits snag in comeback bid

The San Francisco 49ers knew that there was a long road to recovery in store for former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore when they selected him in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Lattimore suffered a devastating hit to his right knee, causing it to dislocate, tearing his Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Posterior Cruciate Ligament, and Medial Collateral Ligament just...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore still not 100-percent?

San Francisco 49rs running back Marcus Lattimore sat out the entire 2013 season following a gruesome knee injury that ended his college career at South Carolina. The 49ers took a chance drafting Lattimore in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft knowing he would not be ready to contribute. That did not bother the team as they had a depth chart stuffed with running backs, a year...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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