Marcus Lattimore update: Injured South Carolina star 'in good spirits'

Safran's Antiques and The Gamecock Shop

South Carolina star Marcus Lattimore is happy and appreciative, reports a Columbia antique store.

A Marcus Lattimore update from an unexpected source, but happy to see it either way. From the Facebook page of Columbia antique store Safran's Antiques and The Gamecock Shop (ht Redditor forevertothee):

A Halloween Treat For You All!

We stopped by and visited with Marcus Lattimore today and found him to be in very good spirits. Marcus wants everyone to know that he has received so many of your cards, letters and other messages and appreciates them greatly.

Lattimore's 2012 season came to an end last week against Tennessee when he suffered a major knee injury. He's said he plans to return to play football again at South Carolina despite what many were assuming would be the end of his playing career. Earlier in the week, more than 1,500 Carolina fans gathered to wish Lattimore well and sing him "Happy Birthday."

And via South Carolina, here's a look at some of the items supporters have sent in:


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