This superstition is like the idiot that claims the mile radius around your house is the most dangerous for driving because the majority of accidents occur there. No, the majority of accidents occur there because EVERY SINGLE TRIP YOU TAKE includes that strip of road, therefore there are more opportunities to have an accident there. It is not more dangerous, it's just simple math.
I'd be amazed if he was drafted before the 4th or 5th round. Running backs already have short careers, and he's had two pretty huge injuries.
That said, Frank Gore had similar things happen to him in college and went in the 3rd and has had a very nice career.
I hope Lattimore at least makes some money and has a few productive NFL seasons.