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A player that several analysts have pegged as a top-five prospect in the 2013 NFL Draft did not work out at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Utah DT Star Lotulelei and his agent announced that he will not participate in any drills at the Combine after it was determined that he has a heart condition. His agent, Bruce Tollner told reporters that his client will seek advice from a heart specialist later this week.
During a physical examination, it was discovered Lotulelei is suffering from a heart abnormality regarding his left ventricle, a chamber in his heart. The chamber was reportedly only pumping at 44% efficiency where normally 55-70 percent is considered acceptable.
Tollner told reporters that Combine officials asked him to suspend workouts at the event until seeking medical advice.
Lotulelei has been the consensus top ranked defensive tackle on the board this year and depending on what doctors find after further examination, his condition could cause a massive shakeup in the to...
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Top draft prospect Star Lotulelei will undergo more extensive heart tests when he returns to Utah.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, one of the NFL’s elite prospects Utah defensive Tackle Star Lotulelei, will not be able to workout on Monday after an echo-cardiogram revealed a heart condition.
Utah DT Star Lotulelei, projected top five 5 draft pick, will not work out after echocardiogram detected heart condition. Filed to ESPN.
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ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports recent echocardiogram tests revealed that Utah DT Star Lotulelei has a heart condition that will force him to miss his NFL Combine workout tomorrow.
Mortensen adds that Lotulelei’s left ventricle is operating at only 44 percent efficiency, which is considerably less that the normal range of 55-70 percent.
Lotulelei is expected to return to Salt...
Utah's Star Lotulelei who was predicted to be a lock Top 10 pick in the NFL Draft this year, will not be able to compete at the Combine due to an electrocardiogram that showed up a previously undisclosed heart condition, as reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com
Lotulelei was told to seek advice from a specialist, however will still hold interviews with would be employers,...
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