Utah DT Star Lotulelei will miss NFL Combine due to heart condition

Star Lotulelei will miss the NFL Combine due to a newly discovered heart condition. (Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports)

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Utah Utes DT Star Lotulelei will not work out at the NFL Combine following the detection of a heart condition.

According to Mortensen, Lotulelei’s left ventricle is only working at 44% efficiency and should be in the 50-77% range.

Lotulelei is a projected top five draft pick and was looking to solidify his stock with a strong showing in Indianapolis.

Football and heart conditions rarely work together, so we are hoping that this isn’t anything career-threatening for the future NFL star.

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