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Report: Alabama Inside Linebacker Reuben Foster Failed Drug Test at NFL Combine

April 20th, 2017 at 5:49 PM
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According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, Alabama inside linebacker Reuben Foster failed a drug test at the NFL Combine-in addition to being already dismissed from the league’s annual event because of an altercation with a hospital worker during a scheduled physical:

“Last month, Foster was notified that his urine sample obtained in Indianapolis during the combine was reported as dilute,” reports Rapoport. “Based on the provisions of the NFL’s policy and program for substances of abuse, “this will be treated like a positive test.”

“As for why the test came back dilute, Foster explained in detail. He said he was sick before the combine. He was throwing up, had diarrhea, couldn’t keep anything down and was cramping. One adviser offered to have a doctor put him on IVs to hydrate, but he didn’t want that. He saw a doctor, got some medication and started hydrating himself.”

“Foster believes it was food poisoning.”

The former Crimson Tide standout has projected to be anything from a Top 5 pick to falling to the mid-teens, but …

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