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Top NFL draft prospect has heart ailment

INDIANAPOLIS – Defensive tackle Star Lotulelei will be heading home from the NFL’s combine Monday night after doctors discovered he had a heart condition.

His agent, Bruce Tollner, confirmed the diagnosis in an email to the Associated Press on Monday. ESPN first reported the story Sunday night.

Lotulelei is one of the top prospects in April’s draft. Some mock drafts even had the Utah star going No. 1 overall. He is expected to see a specialist.

A heart condition could have a significant effect on his draft stock as he tries to become the second Utes player chosen No. 1 overall. Alex Smith was taken first in the 2005 draft.

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