University of South Carolina All-American Marcus Lattimore suffered an ugly blow to his right knee in today’s game against Tennessee.
The injury occurred when the Gamecocks up 21-14 with 4:45 remaining in the second quarter. The star running back’s knee took a direct hit with the helmet of Vols defender Eric Gordon. Lattimore was taken off the field and has been transported via ambulance to an area hospital. The extent of the injury is not known however sources are reported that it appears to be season ending.
Lattimore, who has 597 yards rushing this season… missed the final six games in 2011 and was forced to undergo surgery after he suffered a torn ACL to his left knee while blocking for a teammate in the game against Mississippi State.
Minutes after the injury “TWEETS” began pouring in from coaches and players all over the out the country..expressing their sadness and sending prayers and best wishes Lattimore’s way.
Melvin Ingram…I hope my bro latt is ok… God be with him… Your in my prays bro…
LSU head coach Les Miles… “So sad to see the injury to Marcus Lattimore. Strong kid! We wish him well in recovery.”
Marcus Lattimore: Running back. He currently attends the University of South Carolina in his junior year. He is considered to be one of the top prospects of the 2013 NFL Draft.
University of Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley catches an out of bounds pass from his quarterback during the second half of play against the Florida Gators at Neyland Stadium. January 15, 2010, Dooley was hired as the head coach at the University of Tennessee.
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Coaches Profile Steve Spurrier
- Steve was the secretary of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes on campus as Florida.
- Steve once held the San Francisco 49er records for touchdown
- When Danny Wuerffel won the Heisman Trophy in 1996, Steve became the first to win the award and coach someone who did the same.
- From 1906 to 1989, only seven Florida teams won as many as nine games in one season. The Gators claimed at least that many victories in all 12 seasons under Steve.
- Steve’s favorite baseball player as a kid was Willie Mays. He also loved Bart Starr, and enjoyed watching Bill Russell and Bob Cousy work their magic for the Celtics.
Steve Spurrier Science Hill High School