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Marcus Lattimore returns to Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

After foregoing his senior season at South Carolina and declaring for the 2013 NFL, Marcus Lattimore has returned home. 

The Former Gamecock running back was at Columbiana Centre Mall on Saturday for a meet and greet with fans.

Lattimore announced in November that he would be retiring from the NFL and moving back to Columbia.

"I'm glad to be back and start school in a week or so," Lattimore said .

Marcus is also expected to have a position on the University of South Carolina football team staff.

Lattimore said he would love to help the team out in anyway he can. 

"Whether it be recruiting, whether it be helping with the running backs, offense, whatever, any way I can help with the university because they've given so much to me," Marcus said.

Marcus plans to finish his degree in Public Health in 2015. 

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