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ESPN: No holding back for Gamecocks' Lattimore

Much like one of his customary dashes to daylight, Marcus Lattimore's mind will be racing Thursday night as South Carolina’s 2012 opener against Vanderbilt nears.

He joked earlier this week that he’d been carrying around an imaginary stopwatch with him to count down the minutes.

“I can’t wait. It can’t get here soon enough,” Lattimore said.

This is more than just a football game for Lattimore. It’s a culmination of hard work, pain, faith and undying commitment, and he knows his emotions will run the gamut right up until kickoff.

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