Potential first-round draft pick reportedly gets potential career-ending news at the Combine Leon Halip/Getty Images
ANN ARBOR, MI - OCTOBER 01: Maurice Hurst #73 of the Michigan Wolverines rushes quarterback Alex Hornibrook #12 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the second quarter of the game at Michigan Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Former Michigan defensive tackle Maurice Hurst was expected to be a first-round NFL Draft pick this season after an excellent season in Ann Arbor. However, it turns out he may not be able to play in the NFL at all after a test at the NFL Combine revealed a potentially serious heart condition.

And apparently it’s being compared to a condition that forced former Auburn player Nick Fairley to retire from football.

Hurst had 14.5 tackles for loss, 61 total tackles, five sacks, a fumble forced and a blocked kick this past season.

[h/t Saturday Down South]

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