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South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore will forgo his final year of eligibility and enter the 2013 NFL Draft.
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Best of luck to Marcus. I felt like this was it for him. It's a shame he never got to sit on that podium in New York City because he absolutely could've won the Heisman.
i wish u the best and enjoyed watching you play marcus.Best of luck
Good for Marcus. Hope a first class organization like the Patriots get him.
Or maybe even the falcons so I can still watch him every Sunday :D
This is good news for Marcus. He must've gotten some positive feedback from the NFL folks because his family has always seemed to value education and he obviously could've stayed in school and rehabbed next year. I look forward to seeing him play on Sundays.
Dolphins better draft this guy
I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I am all out of bubble gum.
Love ya 21!!!!
Quick question for the staff. If he is declaring now, then at what point can he start making money from autograph signings and appearances? I remember Alshon, MI6, and others doing signings pretty soon after they declared.
I am not normally an autograph guy...but I have got to get some signed Marcus stuff before he leaves.
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Good for Marcus. He could have made any number of decisions and Gamecock nation would have supported him regardless. Pure class and he will do well wherever he lands in the NFL.
Cannot freaking wait to drive to Charlotte to watch Lattimore play with whoever drafts him!
What's a realistic expectation for the round............ 4 or 5, given the severity of the injury?
Technically, I think he will wait until he is officially done with classes.
Obviously, this is the best decision for Marcus.
He is our legend...the greatest Gamecock ever. And there have been MANY greater ones.
We will miss #21 in Garnet & Black!!
Marcus, thank you for the memories.
What an outstanding ambassador for the Kingdom! What an outstanding ambassador for the grid iron! What a treasure for the University and what a great role model for those to follow. Thank you for the memories Marcus! You difinitely kept my fist pumping. See you on Sundays!!
Good luck Marcus!
I hope someone backs a dump truck up to his house full of money and begs him to take it. He deserves it.
He'll go in the 2nd, or 3rd round.
Good for him. Thanks, Marcus.
Ally will beat the crap out of Uga.
Best wishes and the very best to you # 21 !!!
Good luck and best wishes. I hope my redskins can take you when they get a pick
God has a divine plan for this young man. I wish him all the best. It was an honor to get to watch him play for Carolina. I look forward to following his success in the NFL.
I hope he makes it back to the Carolina sideline someday. I have no idea what he wants to do after his NFL years. If it is coaching, mentoring, anything that can get him permanently back USC would be a better place.
I hope he has a long and successful career in NFL. I'll always remember him as one of the best Gamecocks, both on and off field.
I'll also remember him as the player who is most responsible for changing OBC's offense from pass oriented to run oriented. And we have been running to new heights each every season since.
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