A look Marcus Lattimore's Heisman stock after 150 total yards and two touchdowns against Vanderbilt ...
The Commodores held Lattimore to his lowest rushing total of the season (77 yards on 20 carries). However, he contributed a rushing touchdown and did some damage in the passing game.
Lattimore finished the game with three catches for 73 yards and a receiving touchdown.
Here is a roundup of where he stands in several of the national Heisman watch lists.
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The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Watch has Lattimore second again in its rankings, behind only Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck. Lattimore is ahead of Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore, Alabama running back Trent Richardson and Baylor QB Robert Griffin III.
The Web site says of Lattimore: "Lattimore was contained by the Vanderbilt defense and it could be that the QB problems at South Carolina are starting to affect the running game a bit. ... Almost one-third of the way into the season, he’s second nationally in rushing and on pace to challenge the 2,000-yard mark, which would probably be enough to derail the Luck coronation."
Lattimore moved up one spot to third in the Heismanpundit.com Heisman Poll, comprised of voting by 13 Heisman voters from around the country. Lattimore is currently behind Luck, Griffin and Moore.
Lattimore dropped from first to third in the CBS Sports Heisman projections. CBS has Griffin No. 1 and Luck No. 2. According to the roundup: "Lattimore didn't have one of his best rushing performances against Vanderbilt but did score two touchdowns, including a receiving score. He should be able to run wild this weekend as South Carolina takes on Auburn."
In ESPN's Heisman Watch, Lattimore remained at third (behind Luck and Moore, and ahead of Griffin). According to the weekly report: "Lattimore's versatility was on display in South Carolina's win over Vanderbilt."
ESPN's "Stats & Info" blog ranked Lattimore's Week 4 performance against Vandy the seventh best among Heisman candidates. According to blog, "Lattimore faced eight or more defenders in the box on 12 of his 20 rushing attempts. With the line of scrimmage stacked against him, Lattimore showed that he could contribute in others ways."