His agent, Bruce Tollner, confirmed the diagnosis in an email to The Associated Press on Monday. ESPN first reported the story Sunday night.
Lotulelei is one of the top prospects in April's draft. Some mock drafts even had the Utah star going No. 1 overall. He is expected to see a specialist.
A heart condition could have a significant impact on his draft stock as he tries to become the second Utes player chosen No. 1 overall. Alex Smith was taken first in the 2005 draft.
More Sports Headlines
Seahawks escape with 13-10 victory over winless Lions Lions force Seahawks' Wilson to run for his life Seahawks' defense benefits from missed call Seahawks cornerback Williams plays his best game against Lions Seahawks report card Seahawks improve to 22-8 on MNF Huskies' Petersen thinks Trojans are underrated? Rams linebacker Ogletree to have surgery for broken right ankle
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.