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Sport Agent: Tua Tagovailoa will be healthy, ready for passing drills before April's NFL draft

04:30  15 january  2020
04:30  15 january  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa declares for 2020 NFL draft

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Tagovailoa entering the 2020 NFL draft changes the outlook of this year' s QB class, but his health remains the bottom line.

The Alabama Crimson Tide lost starting quarterback and Heisman hopeful Tua Tagovailoa to a broken hip that will end his season and likely Alabama’ s chances to return to the College Football Playoff.

Former Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will be healthy and ready to perform passing drills ahead of April’s NFL draft, according to his agent Leigh Steinberg.

a man wearing a red shirt throwing a ball: FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 9: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up before a game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium on November 16, 2019 in Starkville, Mississippi. The Crimson Tide defeated the Bulldogs 38-7. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)© Provided by Yahoo! Sports FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 9: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up before a game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium on November 16, 2019 in Starkville, Mississippi. The Crimson Tide defeated the Bulldogs 38-7. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Tagovailoa declared for the draft last week following a junior season that ended with a dislocated and fractured hip he suffered on Nov. 16 against Mississippi St. that required surgery.

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Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) warms up before an NCAA football game against LSU Saturday, Nov. Now the questions will be about where he’ll be drafted not if he would turn pro. Tagovailoa is recovering from right hip surgery in November following an injury on Nov.

Tua Tagovailoa is expected to be a top pick in April ' s NFL draft despite the hip injury he suffered in November. NFL draft chitchat, which through the years has devoured more and more of the 52 weeks on the annual calendar until it threatens to deluge all of life’s moments, readied for acceleration.

Initially projected as a potential No. 1 overall pick, Tagovailoa’s stock dropped after his injury alongside the breakout season from LSU’s Joe Burrow.

A healthy report could project Tagovailoa into first-round territory and potentially back into the top 10 where the Miami Dolphins, Los Angeles Chargers, Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars could all have interest.

Tagovailoa’s workout could happen at Alabama’s pro day in March or another time prior to the draft if he’s not ready by then, according to Steinberg, who spoke with Alabama.com for a Tuesday story.

“I think he’s gonna blow away teams in that process,” Steinberg said.

The session would consist of 60-to-80 throws in front of NFL scouts and last around 40 minutes, according to the report. He will participate in interviews at the Feb. 25 NFL scouting combine, according to Steinberg, but won’t be ready by then to participate in drills.

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After weeks of mulling over his options and soliciting advice, Tua Tagovailoa was finally ready to say He' s heading to the NFL . Tagovailoa , who had season-ending surgery on a dislocated hip with a The junior quarterback was considered by some to possibly be the top player in the draft before

Latest on Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN. Saban unsure if Tua will be medically ready for draft . The best of Tua Tagovailoa at Alabama. 1:51. Saban helped facilitate Tua meeting NFL hip specialists.

There’s not note in the report about Tagovailoa planning to do anything but throw in his workout. If he only throws, questions about his mobility in wake of the hip injury will surely linger.

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