Most of the hype surrounding the NFL combine involves athletic testing and workouts. Just as important for NFL teams, though, is the medical testing. Teams need to get full workup on draft-eligible players in order to make sure they have a clean bill of health and that they will be able to contribute not just right away, but over the long-term. On Saturday, one potential draft pick got some bad news on that front. According to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter, University of Michigan defensive lineman Maurice Hurst -- considered a probable first-round pick by many -- was diagnosed with a heart condition at the combine. Hurst will not participate in combine drills with his position group and will instead undergo further testing. It is not yet known what the severity of Hurst's condition is and whether it will hinder his career in any way, but this is a bad break for a player that figured to be a first-rounder for a team looking for help up the middle on defense.
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Potential first-rounder Maurice Hurst diagnosed with heart condition at combine
CBS Sports | Mar 3