MARCUS LATTIMORE NEWS

Boz, Lattimore and appreciating collegiate greatness

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, former South Carolina Gamecocks star running back Marcus Lattimore, who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers but has spent his year-plus career..... The post Brian Bosworth, Marcus Lattimore And Appreciating Collegiate Greatness appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Releases Statement About Retirement, Will Return To South Carolina To Complete Degree

Sadly, football fans will not have the chance to see former South Carolina standout running back Marcus Lattimore play in the NFL. The former Gamecock star officially announced his retirement in a statement today, calling the gruesome knee injury he suffered in 2012 “insurmountable.” In the statement, Lattimore outlined his plans for the future, which include returning to South...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Releases Statement About Retirement

Marcus Lattimore has decided to retire from the NFL according to the 49ers official site. RB Marcus Lattimore has informed the #49ers he intends to retire. READ: http://t.co/2yOHa2HcxX pic.twitter.com/ja2BSdeFfA — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) November 5, 2014 Lattimore and 49ers GM Trent Baalke both released statements: “This was a very difficult decision for Marcus and it...
Via Thacover2
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier Says South Carolina Will Find A Job For Former RB Marcus Lattimore If He Wants One

According to a report that came out on Monday, former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore is expected to retire. Lattimore suffered a knee injury during his junior year as a Gamecock, and due to various issues with his knee, he hasn’t played in a game since 2012. Today, Gamecocks coach Steve Spurrier said that if Lattimore wanted to come back and work at the school in...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: Marcus Lattimore Has A Job Waiting At South Carolina

Marcus Lattimore is pondering walking away from football after he was unable to get his knee to respond. If Lattimore ultimately does decide playing football isn’t for him anymore, he can always return to the place where he gave up so much. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said Tuesday that Lattimore, a former Gamecocks star whose gutty returns from two serious knee injuries...
Via Thacover2
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Spurrier: Marcus Lattimore Has A Job Waiting At South Carolina

Marcus Lattimore is pondering walking away from football after he was unable to get his knee to respond. If Lattimore ultimately does decide playing football isn’t for him anymore, he can always return to the place where he gave up so much. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said Tuesday that Lattimore, a former Gamecocks star whose gutty returns from two serious knee injuries...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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...
Via FatManWriting
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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Niners RB Lattimore ready to run

Marcus Lattimore feels close to 100 percent and is counting down the days until he can run free and easy for the San Francisco 49ers. The former South Carolina tailback is back in his home state speaking to church groups and running youth clinics and camps. And through it all, he's got April 21st circled in red - that's when the 49ers open workouts and Lattimore has the...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Marcus Lattimore sprints up stadium steps for Under Armour commercial

Former South Carolina superstar Marcus Lattimore was back at the Gamecocks' Williams-Brice Stadium and he looked great sprinting the steps for an Under Armour commercial.
Via Gamedayr
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers draft RB Marcus Lattimore

The San Francisco 49ers selected running back Marcus Lattimore out of South Carolina with the second of their two fourth-round selections in the NFL draft Saturday. Lattimore comes to the 49ers after a junior season during which he suffered a career-threatening right knee injury in South Carolina's ninth game, one year after Lattimore suffered torn ligaments in his left knee...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Why We Should All Root For Marcus Lattimore To Succeed In San Francisco

I don’t really mix religion and sports together too much if at all, but I’m beyond ecstatic right now and truly feel there is a god today. So many times in this business we end up writing or reporting on athletes who lack humility, morals, and have no heart whatsoever. The Marcus Lattimore story has been discussed at exhaustion, but after two knee surgeries, the last one being...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Gamecock Marcus Lattimore braces for NFL draft

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer Marcus Lattimore and his repaired knees are finally on the clock at the NFL draft. The ex-South Carolina tailback will be in Atlanta with his representatives the next few days waiting to find out when or if he will get selected in the draft that starts Thursday. Lattimore was projected to be the first running back off the...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

South Carolina runners move on minus Lattimore

The focus of South Carolina's backfield the past three seasons began and ended with star tailback Marcus Lattimore. With the team record-holder for rushing touchdowns gone, young runners Mike Davis and Brandon Wilds know it's on their shoulders to keep the Gamecocks' ground game going strong. Lattimore was South Carolina's leading rusher the past three years and...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: RB Marcus Lattimore Scouting Report

Vitals Height: 6’0Weight: 218School: South CarolinaPosition: Running BackClass: JuniorCollege Production In his freshman season, Marcus Lattimore played in 12 games, rushed for 1,197 yards, and 17 rushing touchdowns while also contributing 412 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns. Lattimore started in South Carolina’s bowl game against Florida State but was injured on...
Via Football Nation
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore draws standing ovation from scouts during South Carolina Pro Day

Former South Carolina superstar running back Marcus Lattimore did enough at his pro day to earn a standing ovation from scouts in awe of his recovery.
Via Gamedayr
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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Lattimore impresses at pro day workout

Less than six months after suffering a gruesome knee injury, the South Carolina running back engaged in rehab drills at the school's pro day workout.

Via College Football Universe
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Impressive At South Carolina Pro Day Five Months After Serious Knee Injury

Five months after a serious knee injury that had many questioning whether or not he would ever play football again, South Carolina stud running back Marcus Lattimore showed up and impressed today at South Carolina’s Pro Day. USA Today is reporting that Lattimore worked out for all 32 teams, and afterwards, got a huge applause.  Lattimore ran football drills indoors for scouts...
Via Thacover2
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Injured RB Lattimore gets cheers from NFL scouts

Marcus Lattimore worked out on his injured knee for NFL personnel, doing some exercises and pass-catching drills at South Carolina's pro day. Lattimore hadn't been back to Williams-Brice Stadium since dislocating his right knee and tearing several ligaments against Tennessee in October. Lattimore did some step-up and balance workouts Wednesday to demonstrate his knee'...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Marcus Lattimore’s Pro Day Workout Was A Positive Step in His Long Journey to ...

Recovering from a major knee injury as a running back is an overwhelming undertaking. It takes months of mentally and physically exhausting rehab, detailed work to ensure no hiccups or long-term issues arise, and there’s a strong chance in not returning to pre-injury form. For South Carolina’s Marcus Lattimore, he’s forced to overcome TWO major knee injuries from his...
Via Optimum Scouting
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Dr Andrews calls RG3 ‘superhuman’ with his ACL recovery

It is possible that Robert Griffin III will in fact be ready to start on opening day for the Washington Redskins this fall? Well, it is possible that will be the takeaway for most after an assessment by famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews characterized RGIII and former South Carolina Gamecocks running back Marcus Lattimore as ‘superhuman.’ But if we don’t look at the...
Via The Victory Formation
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Lattimore to audition for NFL scouts

Running back Marcus Lattimore plans to show off the progress in his injured right knee at South Carolina's pro day next week. Lattimore told The Associated Press on Tuesday he's still about a month away from getting the green light for full-out sprints, yet may catch a few passes an lift weights for NFL personnel attending the session on March 27. Lattimore hurt his right...
Via Fox Sports
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Lattimore will attend pro day at South Carolina

Running back Marcus Lattimore plans to show off the progress in his injured right knee at South Carolina's pro day next week. Lattimore told The Associated Press on Tuesday he's still about a month away from getting the green light for full-out sprints, yet may catch a few passes an lift weights for NFL personnel attending the session on March 27. Lattimore hurt his right...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Lattimore Says He Will Shock Doctors At NFL Combine

Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore is four months removed from tearing his knee up in  a game against Tennessee. Many people wondered if Lattimore would ever play again after that fateful hit.  Fast forward to today, and Lattimore is progressing at an unbelievable rate. Lattimore was on a local South Carolina radio show late Monday night, when he told the world...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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