Former South Carolina star running-back Marcus Lattimore has found a new calling and career in football coaching.
The former Gamecock RB has found his first head coaching job at Heathwood Hall, a college-prep school in Columbia, South Carolina. This previous year, Lattimore started his coaching career as the Highlanders’ running backs coach. Now being promoted to the new varsity football coach.
Lattimore is very knowledgeable and experienced at the running back position as we is one if the best and beloved backs to attend USC. That is until his playing days came to an end due to multiple major and brutal injuries. During his sophomore season, he tore his ACL and then came the horrific knee injury as a junior. Injury included a dislocated kneecap, nerve damage, and torn ligaments.
The star RB rushed for 2,670+ yards, a total of 41 touchdowns, and led his team to the 2010 SEC Championship. After a few great seasons, Lattimore was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round, unfortunately he was unable to run one down as a NFL running back. He retired after one season and was immediately offered a spot on the Heathwood coaching staff