[NOTE: South Carolina junior running back Marcus Lattimore suffered a severe knee injury in yesterday’s game against Tennessee. Said Gamecock head coach Steve Spurrier after the game, “He’s such a good young man. Good things are going to happen for Marcus. I don’t know exactly where or how, but good things are going to happen for Marcus Lattimore.” Fans of college football, the SEC and the University of South Carolina have shown their support for Lattimore on Twitter. Below is a collection of Tweets showing that support.]
Country Music Star Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker )
@LattTwoOne. Marcus Lattimore. U r a class act my friend. Get well u r in my prayers. Much Much Love. #Gamecocknation
Former South Carolina baseball student-athlete Michael Roth (@mtRoth29)
Don’t love Lattimore because of his athletic ability. Love him bc of his character.
Minnesota Vikings NFL star and former South Carolina football student-athlete Sidney Rice (@sidneyrice)
My prayers go out to my fellow Gamecocks @LattTwoOne. Hold your head high, it’s not over for you! #WEBELIEVE #GODISAMAZING
Washington Redskins NFL star and 2011 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III
We are warriors on the field, but are human as well. I pray everyone sends prayers forth for Marcus Lattimore & others that are injured
Florida football student-athlete Jaylen Watkins (@jwat14)
One again man I pray for lattimore hard to see that happen to a good person
LSU football student-athlete Brad Wing (@bwing38)
Horrible news about Marcus Lattimore. There are no opponents in situations like these, we are all a family. Praying for a quick recovery.
Clemson Football Twitter Account (@CU_Football)
I know South Carolina is our rival but our prayers go out to Marcus Lattimore. It’s bigger than football. I hope this kid gets to play football again after that injury.
Florida football student-athlete Trey Burton (@TreyBurton8)
Praying for Marcus Lattimore … There are things ALOT bigger than football #Godspeed
Arkansas football student-athlete Knile Davis (@BobbieKnile_Era)
My prayers go to Marcus Lattimore … God b with him … one of the best to do it … RESPECT!!!
Georgia football student-athlete Sanders Commings (@SandersCommings)
Prayers to USC running back Marcus Lattimore. Bounce back homie.
ESPN commentator and former Georgia football student-athlete David Pollack (@davidpollack47)
I never heard Marcus Lattimore talk about himself over the last 3 years. Unselfish & as humble as a kid I have ever been around.
Texas A&M football student-athlete Johnny Manziel (@JManziel2)
Praying for Marcus Lattimore never want to see something like that happen in football
LSU football coach Les Miles (@LSUCoachMiles)
So sad to see the injury to Marcus Lattimore. Strong kid! We wish him well in recovery.
Cleveland Browns NFL star Brandon Weeden (@bweeden3)
Hate to see the injury to Marcus Lattimore. Special player w/ a ton of ability. Wishing him all the best.
Notre Dame football student-athlete Manti Te’o (@MTeo_5)
Everyone please keep Marcus Lattimore in your prayers! Hate hearing that happen to anybody. Keep your head up big man!
New Orleans Saints NFL star Mark Ingram (@Mark_Ingram28)
My thoughts and prayers go out to Marcus Lattimore. I pray hard that you recover well!! Wish nothing but the best for you man!
Houston Texan NFL star JJ Watt (@jjwatt)
Thoughts are with Marcus Lattimore. Have heard nothing but great things about him, so tough to see that happen. Wishing him all the best.
Dallas Cowboys NFL star DeMarco Murray (@DeMarco Murray)
Praying for Marcus Lattimore. Hate to see the best RB in college go down. Keep ya head up my man!
Olympic Soccer Athlete Abby Wambach (@AbbyWambach)
Just want to send my thoughts out to Marcus Lattimore. Hope you are doing OK.
Oakland Raiders NFL star Terrelle Pryor (@TerrellePryor)
Prayers go up to Lattimore! Terrible news Godbless