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South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to enter 2013 NFL Draft



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@schadjoe: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore will enter the NFL Draft; official announcement planned for this week.

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@schadjoe: Marcus Lattimore's recovery from torn ACL and LCL is on track and he is off of crutches; feels rehabbing with NFL doctors best path back

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@schadjoe: Marcus Lattimore has consulted w other backs who bounced back from knee injuries such as Willis McGahee, Frank Gore and Eddie George

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@schadjoe: Marcus Lattimore understands he may not be able to play next season but has a goal of jogging and catching passes for NFL execs in March



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barry
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re: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to enter 2013 NFL Draft


Hmmm very risky





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BarbeTiger
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re: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to enter 2013 NFL Draft


Risky would be having his career end in college football without the chance to ever go pro





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BayouBengal504
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he doesnt want to risk another injury





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tduecen
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someone will use a late round pick on him





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SouljaBreauxTellEm
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Whaaaaaaaat. Why. I don't think he'll get drafted.

but maybe he feels like he'll get picked up undrafted which is more of a sure thing than trying to rehab.. coming back.. and looking bad maybe..

Where is he in his recovery.






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Tiger Ryno
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re: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to enter 2013 NFL Draft


6th round pick. maybe undrafted





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SouljaBreauxTellEm
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Risky would be having his career end in college football without the chance to ever go pro


Yeah see that's kind how I started to take it.

At least he will get picked up based off his reputation and prior success.






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Tiger Ryno
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re: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to enter 2013 NFL Draft


Dallas drafted Bruce Carter in the 2nd round knowing he was recovering from a torn ACL and that he wouldn't play at all the first year.





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mm2316
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Hmmm very risky

I think it would be even riskier to rehab, sit a year out, and come back in '14 at SC, only to risk another injury and end any shot at going pro. I would spend a 6th/7th rounder on him, just to redshirt him for his first year. Teams have done a lot worse with 6th/7th round picks.



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bddwolfpack
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re: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore to enter 2013 NFL Draft


Who goes first: Mathieu or Lattimore?





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CajunBandit
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I think its a good move for him. He's probably right about rehab and nfl doctors, and even if he can play another year in college he would risk further injury and all of his draft stock.

He seems like a good late round pick for a team with a little flexibility.






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Tiger Ryno
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The RB position is not really at much of a premium. I think Mathieu goes first.





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BarbeTiger
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Who goes first: Mathieu or Lattimore?


I think Mathieu goes first but in a few years once Lattimore rehabs he could be the steal of the draft






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Cajun Revolution
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Lattimore goes in the 4th Rd with the injury. Book it.





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brewhan davey
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Good move IMO. Best of luck to him... I always enjoy watching him run.





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Sophandros
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Whaaaaaaaat. Why. I don't think he'll get drafted.


Willis McGahee says hi.






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ProjectP2294
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Someone will pick him up. RBs cycle through like crazy, he'll get a shot somewhere.





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Commando
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Saints will probably trade up to get him. Can never have too many running backs on your roster.





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SM6
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Smart move, he might not be a high draft pick anymore but its his best chance of playing his way into a big contract. Besides rehabbing with an NFL PT staff versus college is night and day. He won't have to pretend to be a student anymore





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