MARCUS LATTIMORE NEWS

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

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 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 sign rookie Marcus Lattimore

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that they’ve signed fourth round pick, running back Marcus Lattimore to a four-year contract. Lattimore (6-0, 232) was the second of the 49ers two fourth-round draft picks (131st overall) in this year’s draft out of the University of South Carolina. Lattimore holds the South Carolina school records for most rushing touchdowns (38) and total...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 31, 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

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Who Takes a Chance on Marcus Lattimore?

The heart-warming and feel-good story of the 2013 NFL Draft has to be Marcus Lattimore‘s stunning participation in South Carolina’s pro day that had scouts and reporters in awe back in March. After seeing the horrendous injury he suffered during the 2012 season, tearing three out of four ligaments in his knee, it’s damn near improbable that he has bounced back so quickly. ...
Via FF Locker Room
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Where Will Marcus Lattimore Get Drafted?

For those of you remember watching the Tennessee vs. South Carolina football game this past October, you remember the injury to Marcus Lattimore.The South Carolina back suffered a serious knee injury during the game that not only left his season in doubt, but his career. Six months post surgery to repair the dislocated knee cap and torn ligaments, Lattimore is waiting to see what team will take
Via KNOX ANIMAL
April 25, 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

Marcus Lattimore works out at the South Carolina pro day

Running back Marcus Lattimore worked out at today’s South Carolina pro day, according to Tony Pauline of DraftInsider.net. https://twitter.com/TonyPauline/status/316935626995937281 Lattimore told the media that he’ll be ready to go for the 2013 NFL season. https://twitter.com/JoshatTheState/statuses/316961098899267585 It’s truly amazing to see Lattimore work out five months...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss
GREAT STORY

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

Draft Profile: Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina

If you are not rooting for Marcus Lattimore to overcome his season and NCAA career-ending injury last year against the University of Tennessee and become a star in the NFL, then you don’t have a football soul. It is that simple. Lattimore has a Disney movie storyline about his life and we can only hope that it follows suit and concludes with a happy ending. His football career...
Via The Football Juice
March 26, 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

Marcus Lattimore has started jogging, will participate in South Carolina’s pro day

Running back Marcus Lattimore told Bucky Brooks of the NFL Network that he’s started jogging and will participate in some of the drills at South Carolina’s pro day next week. Only five months removed from knee surgery, but @latttwoone has started jogging and doing other movements on field. — Bucky Brooks (@BuckyBrooks) March 19, 2013 Interviewed @latttwoone for the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 19, 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
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