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Malik Hooker told the Doctor’s at the Combine to not pull on his legs

Can Malik Hooker rebound from a hip surgery and 2 hernia surgeries?

Reuben Foster was not the only person that was upset with the doctor’s at the NFL Combine.  According to Pro Football Talk, Ohio State safety Malik Hooker who had hip surgery in January, and sports hernia surgeries on both sides, also had an issue.

“My medical checks are going real well,” Hooker said, via Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com. “I was told not to let anybody pull or tug at my leg just because the surgery was recent — six weeks out and a few days — they more so looking at my upper body.”

“I’m a special player, capable of doing a lot of things,” Hooker said. “The film says what it says.”

He said he suffered the initial injury Nov. 26 against Michigan and played through the season, including the national semifinal loss to Clemson.

“I didn’t really notice it until after the [Michigan] game,” Hooker said. “After the game, I couldn’t really walk. I was limping. I practiced that week, [but] I was not able to run as well. I played through it, [and] I played the Clemson game as well.”

Many have Hooker as the top safety but his injuries could be an issue for NFL teams.  Medical exams are going to make players drop this year. I have a feeling.

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