Way back in 2010, Lattimore burst onto the scene by rushing for 1,197 yards and 17 touchdowns as a freshman for SC.
Lattimore confirmed the reports on Twitter Thursday afternoon. A gruesome injury cut his collegiate and National Football League career short, but at one point was one of the best collegiate running backs in the country. His sophomore and junior seasons were abbreviated after sustaining major knee injuries.
Lattimore tore his ACL and missed the second half of the 2011 season before missing the last three games of 2012 after dislocating his kneecap and tearing several ligaments in his knee in a game against Tennessee.
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Although they have yet to master it like Golden State, Toronto's 29-11 record is a franchise best at the 40-game mark of a season. IN ranks 13th in points in the paint per game (44.8) while Cleveland ranks 23rd in points allowed in the paint per game (46.4).
Lattimore, 26, is one of the most beloved Gamecocks to don the Garnet and Black. "As a standout high school player, he could have gone anywhere, but chose to stay home and play for his state's flagship university".
Though the San Francisco 49ers drafted Lattimore in the fourth round of the 2013 draft, he never appeared in a regular-season game. He positively affects everyone around him. He initially wanted to hire Lattimore as an advisor for the program, but the NCAA blocked the move because Lattimore was operating camps for high school prospects in the state of SC. "He'll be a tremendous asset to our organization".