• Star Lotulelei gets positive reports from recent heart test

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 2, 2013
    The top of the first round might look a little different, with a positive medical report for Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei. An unexpected finding during a test of Star Lotulelei’s heart at the NFL combine threatened to drastically lower the Utah defensive lineman’s draft standing. Star Lotulelei gets busy against UCLA. After a dominant Mar. A repeat of the echocardiogram shortly after the combine indicated that Lotulelei's heart was returning to normal range, and according to the Salt Lake Tribune report, a recent MRI showed that his heart was indeed in normal range with no long-term effects. Any NFL team interested in taking Lotulelei and the Chiefs, at No. 1 overall, certainly look like a possible fit for the 6-foot-2, 311-pound tackle will run their own check-ups on him. A combine test showed his left ventricle operating at 44 percent efficiency , but more recent tests showed an improved result, which may signal he had a virus. The release from Dr. Stehlik, a copy of which PFT has obtained, will be given to all teams, along with copies of the tests he has taken.
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