|Date of birth:||March 1, 1955|
|Place of birth:||Fort Pierce, Florida|
|NFL Draft:||1978 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27|
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Latimer was born and raised in Fort Pierce, Florida. He played high school football at Fort Pierce Central High School. Latimer attended the University of Miami, where he played football as a defensive lineman in the mid-1970s.
Latimer was picked in the first round (27th overall) in the 1978 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos, where he played six seasons. In 1983, he signed a contract with the Jacksonville, Florida, franchise of the United States Football League.