A big, powerful running back who has the ability to elude defenders and flash bursts of quickness ... a strong blocker ... an All-ACC performer who joined Lance Ball to form one of the top tailback duos in the country over their final two seasons ... ended his career 14th on the Terps' career rushing yards list (1,744) ... played in the 2008 Hula Bowl ... saw limited action, gaining six yards on five carries ... his six career 100-yard rushing games are tied for fifth in school history ... his 19 career rushing scores are tied for ninth on the Maryland career chart ... played in 37 career games, including 25 of 26 over his final two seasons.
as a Senior (2007): An honorable mention All-ACC selection by ACSMA ... led team in rushing yards per game (67.1) and was second in scoring with 6.50 ppg ... ranked eighth in the ACC in scoring ... his 13 rushing TDs led the conference ... seventh in the conference and 86th in the NCAA in rushing yards per game ... his 21 receptions were fourth most on the team ... averaged a team-best 75.0 all-purpose yards per game ... his four 100-yard rushing games are tied for seventh on the Maryland all-time single-season chart ... his 13 rushing TDs are tied for sixth on the school's single-season list ... played in 12 games, starting nine at tailback ... (vs. OSU in the Emerald Bowl) ... rushed the ball seven times for 16 yards ... also caught one pass for six yards ... (vs. NCSU) ... ran for 34 yards and two scores to help the Terps clinch a bowl berth ... (vs. FSU) ... played but did not start ... led the team with 46 yards on the ground ... also caught two passes for 10 yards ... (vs. BC) ... sat out with a hamstring injury ... (vs. UNC) ... had 29 rushing yards and a touchdown ... (vs. Clemson) ... had 51 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries ... made three catches for 15 yards ... (vs. UVA) ... ran for 65 yards and the Terp's first score of the game on 18 carries ... (vs. GT) ... ran for 43 yards on 13 carries ... (vs. RU) ... rushed for a career-best 124 yards and a touchdown on career-high 34 carries against a defense that had not allowed more than 49 yards by an individual rusher in the first three games of the year ... his 34 carries rank 10th on the school's all-time single-game list ... (vs. WFU) ... rushed 27 times for 112 yards and one touchdown ... had a long run of 25 yards ... (vs. WVU) ... gained 80 yards on 21 carries with one touchdown ... had 49 yards and a score in the first quarter ... also had four receptions for 17 yards ... (vs. FIU) ... carried the ball 17 times for 111 yards, a 6.5 average, and scored two touchdowns ... first Maryland RB to record back-to-back 100-yard games to start a season since Bruce Perry opened with five straight in 2001 ... had a season-long run of 42 yards on Maryland's first offensive play ... also caught two passes for four yards ... (vs. Villanova) ... broke the 1,000-yard mark with 106 rushing and three touchdowns on 21 carries ... the three TDs matched his season high from each of the previous two seasons ... the three scores were the most by a Terrapin back since Mario Merrils had three against Temple in 2005 ... also matched a career high with six receptions for 33 yards, giving him 139 all-purpose yards in the game ... missed most of spring ball with a back injury, but rehabbed and had an impressive fall camp.
as a Junior (2006): Played in all 13 games at tailback, starting twice ... ranked 11th in the ACC and second on the team in rushing (57.2 yards per game) ... had two 100-yard rushing games ... led the team in all-purpose yards (73.3 pg) ... ranked fifth on the team in receptions with 20 ... (vs. PU at Champs Sports Bowl) ... rushed 20 times for 85 yards ... (vs. WF) ... started and set season highs with 23 carries for 119 rushing yards ... also scored once ... (vs. BC) ... rushed 13 times for 40 yards and caught a career-high six passes for 34 yards ... (vs. Miami) ... rushed five times for 12 yards ... (vs. Clemson) ... carried 10 times for 38 yards, with 33 of those coming in the fourth quarter ... (vs. FSU) ... gained 43 rushing yards on 10 carries, with a 28-yard dash in the first quarter that helped set up a field goal ... also caught two passes for 25 yards ... (vs. NC St.) ... rushed 10 times for 35 yards and caught three passes for a career-high 72 yards, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the team's passing offense ... his 34-yard gain on a screen pass in the second quarter was a career best ... (vs. UVa) ... had a career-high 151 all-purpose yards ... rushed 15 times for 114 yards, including a career-long 56-yard touchdown run which gave the Terps a 21-20 lead, one it would not relinquish ... caught three passes for 37 yards, including a 14-yard grab in the second quarter on a shovel pass from Hollenbach ... earned ACC Offensive Back of the Week (Oct. 14) for his efforts ...(vs. GT) ... caught one pass for 10 yards ... (vs. FIU) ... rushed eight times for 38 yards ... also caught one pass for six yards ... (vs. WVU) ... rushed 15 times for 42 tough yards, including a 16-yard run up the middle for a first down in the third quarter ... (vs. MT) ... carried the ball 13 times for 86 yards ... his 24-yard dash on the team's second offensive play was the longest rush of the game ... also caught two passes for 20 yards, including a 9-yard first down catch to open the fourth quarter ... (vs. W&M) ... started and rushed 13 times for 89 yards ... scored a touchdown on a 1-yard carry in the first quarter ... posted a then career-long 34-yard rush where he found a gap and burst down the left sideline in the third quarter ... did not participate in spring drills as he continued to rehabilitate his injured right shoulder.
as a Sophomore (2005): Played in eight games at running back, starting two ... rushed 58 times for 181 yards and three touchdowns on the season ... (at TU) ... made his first career start at tailback ... finished with 20 yards on 10 carries ... (vs. UVa) ... rushed for 46 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries ... took a handoff and bounced out to the left for a 9-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 14 in the second quarter ... other score was a 1-yard plunge at the goal line ... (at WFU) ... led the team in rushing with a season-high 76 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries ... all of his yards came in the second half ... rushed for 12 yards on his first carry of the day, then followed it up on the very next play with a 10-yard run ... pounded into the end zone for his first career touchdown from three yards out early in the fourth quarter ... (vs. Navy) ... caught one pass for a 2-yard gain ... made two big blocks out of the backfield in blitz coverage to enable a pair of first down completions by Sam Hollenbach during the Terps' final first half scoring drive.
as a Freshman (2004): Played in five games as a reserve running back despite missing the first four contests with a dislocated shoulder ... rushed seven times for 15 yards on the season ... rushed four times at Clemson (11 yards) and three at Virginia Tech (four yards).
at Hargrave Military Academy: Played tailback for a team that finished 8-1 ... rushed for 425 yards with four touchdowns on the season ... caught a 28-yard touchdown pass against West Virginia's junior varsity team.
at Mount Saint Joseph's High School: A three-year starter who played wide receiver and spent some time at defensive back ... was hampered his senior season by an ankle injury, but caught 28 passes for 346 yards and four touchdowns in seven games ... also rushed for 643 yards and 11 TDs, while returning two kickoffs for scores ... top game of 2002 came against Gilman when he scored five TDs (four rushing, one kickoff return), posted 121 yards rushing and 117 receiving ... had a strong junior season, scoring 23 touchdowns (nine rush, nine pass, five returns) ... ran for 1,294 yards and had 581 receiving yards as a junior ... a first team all-state selection (Associated Press) as a senior and second team as a junior ... first team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun both years ... the sixth-rated player in the Mid-Atlantic region by SuperPrep ... rated the fifth-best receiver in the East by The Sporting News ... ranked the 20th-best wide receiver in the country by ESPN.com's Tom Lemming ... also ran track and was his basketball team's starting forward ... also recruited by Miami, NC State and Virginia ... coached by Mike Working.
Personal: Born July 6, 1984 ... mother is Sunseria Keith ... brother is Baltimore Ravens' star linebacker and 2004 Maryland graduate, Ray Lewis ... a criminal justice major.
Lattimore's Career Statistics Rushing G-GS Att. Gain Lost Net Avg. TD LP 2004 4-0 7 15 0 15 2.1 0 4 2005 8-2 58 211 30 181 3.1 3 23 2006 13-2 160 784 41 743 4.6 3 56 2007 12-9 213 869 64 805 3.8 13 42 Career 37-13 438 1,879 135 1,744 4.0 19 56