Second round pick could miss rookie season after horrible accident Joe Robbins/Getty Images
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 05: Defensive lineman Malik McDowell of Michigan State participates in a drill during day five of the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Former Michigan State defensive lineman Malik McDowell was selected 35th overall in this year’s NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. The team was undoubtedly excited to have him and his 300-pound frame on the defensive line this year, but it looks like his season could be cut off before it even happens.

The severity of the accident is unknown, but coach Pete Carroll is making it sound like it could end the rookie’s season right now:

McDowell was a two-time second teamer on the All-Big Ten team in his last two seasons and recorded 7.5 sacks to go with 24.5 tackles for loss in his three years at Michigan State.

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