Marcus Lattimore Injury UpdateUp to the minute news and rumors on Marcus Lattimore's injury
COLUMBIA — South Carolina knows what it’s like to play without its star running back late in the season. Former Gamecock Marcus Lattimore suffered season-ending injuries in 2011 and 2012. On Saturday night, Mike Davis left the game briefly against Florida after ripping off a 9-yard gain on the Gamecocks’ first play of the second half. Davis was helped off the field with an unspecified injury but later came back into the game, giving the Gamecock faithful a sigh of relief. read more
ORLANDO, Fla. — South Carolina running back Mike Davis knew what he had to do and he was ready to get it done this time. When former Gamecocks running back Marcus Lattimore was lost for the season in a game last year due to a knee injury, Davis was thrust into a role he later acknowledged he wasn’t quite prepared to step into. That was then. This time, when starting quarterback Connor Shaw when down Saturday, there was no panic or doubt in Davis. read more
COLUMBIA — South Carolina figured it would be tough to replace Marcus Lattimore, who opted for the NFL Draft after his junior season and two severe knee injuries during his career. But sophomore Mike Davis has filled in nicely, winning the starting job in the preseason camp and then backing it up in his first three games. In Saturday night’s win against Vanderbilt, Davis rushed for 77 yards and a touchdown. He also caught a 38-yard pass that was a key play in South Carolina’s second scoring drive. read more
Glenn Snyder speaks with Marcus Lattimore's mother, Yolanda Smith, about the running back's past and future, and how his second knee injury affected his decision to turn pro.
The Tennessee football team was honored with the SEC’s annual sportsmanship award Monday for its response to an injury suffered by South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore during a game last year.