Marcus Lattimore

  • Pos RB
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 221

Prospect Info

  • High School Byrnes
  • City Duncan, SC

San Francisco 49ers

  • Jersey #38
  • Pos RB

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H.S. Athletic Background

COLLEGE: Sophomore All-America candidate who will try to build on his outstanding freshman campaign... preseason first-team All-SEC and second-team All-American, according to Phil Steele... has worked hard in the weight room to get stronger, preparing his body for the 2011 season... excellent work ethic to go along with tremendous natural talent makes him special... one of three players honored in the spring for his efforts in the weight room. 2010: True freshman who electrified South Carolina, the SEC and the nation... named first-team All-American by, second team by Walter Camp and fourth team by Phil Steele... unanimous choice for National Freshman of the Year... also a unanimous selection as SEC Freshman of the Year and a first-team All-SEC choice by both the league's coaches and the AP... named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week twice after performances against Georgia and Florida... was the SEC Freshman of the Week on four occasions: honored after the Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and Troy games... led the Gamecocks with 1,197 rushing yards and 17 rushing touchdowns on 249 carries... also had 29 receptions for 412 yards and two more scores... became the school's freshman record-holder in rushing yardage, passing Thomas Dendy's 28-year-old record of 848 yards... notched the third-best single-season rushing total in Carolina history, behind only George Rogers' 1,681 yards in 1979 and 1,894 yards in his Heisman Trophy-winning 1980 season... became SC's all-time single-season leader in touchdowns with 19, breaking Harold Green's record of 16 set in 1987... had 114 points, setting the school record previously held by PK Collin Mackie with 113 in 1987... fell one TD shy of the SEC record for TDs by a freshman, set by Tennessee's Reggie Cobb in 1990... finished third in the SEC in rushing yards (92.1) and all-purpose yards (123.8) per game... was fifth in the league in scoring and third among non-kickers... started all 13 games in which he appeared... HIGH SCHOOL: One of the most decorated prospects in South Carolina high school history... rushed for 6,375 yards and scored 104 touchdowns in his prep career at Byrnes High School, graduating in 2010... named to Parade Magazine's 47th annual All-American High School Football Team... coached by Chris Miller... named South Carolina's Mr. Football... was a two-time AP All-State honoree and the state's Gatorade Player of the Year... earned offensive MVP honors in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and also played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl... was a finalist for the U.S. Army Player of the Year... helped the Rebels reach the AAAA Division I championship game as a senior after leading his team to the state title in both 2007 and 2008... selected South Carolina over Auburn among many offers. PERSONAL: Marcus Lattimore is working on a degree in public health... regarded as an excellent bowler... spends time in the community speaking to church and youth groups. He was joined by his Byrne's teammate Nick Jones in attending South Carolina.

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