Way back in 2010, Lattimore burst onto the scene by rushing for 1,197 yards and 17 touchdowns as a freshman for SC. Now, he is actually coming back home and will join the staff as confirmed by The State newspaper. After suffering multiple knee injuries in college, including a gruesome injury his junior year at SC that tore every ligament in his right knee and required surgery by specialist Dr. James Andrews, Baalke took a gamble on Lattimore in the fourth round.
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.
He declared for the draft that offseason and was taken in the fourth round by the 49ers.
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Lattimore did not play a down in the National Football League despite being selected in the fourth round of the 2013 draft by the San Francisco 49ers.
Marcus Lattimore set several programs records while at SC, and the former National Football League running back is returning to the school.
Head coach Will Muschamp was rewarded by South Carolina's administration with a new contract on Friday, granting a raise and extension to the man tasked with turning around the program.
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But the ex-LSU prodigy bulldozed the Steelers in Week 5, rampaging for a season-high 181 yards (6.46 per tote) and two touchdowns. In last week's 10-3 win over Buffalo in the AFC wild-card game at EverBank Field, Fournette was stuffed frequently.
Lattimore will also oversee the Gamecocks' Beyond Football program, which exposes players to off-field careers.
"No one knowns how to handle adversity and success as a Gamecock more than Marcus Lattimore", Muschamp told ESPN. "He'll be a tremendous asset to our organization".
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