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Iowa tackle Zusevics tears pec at Combine

Iowa v Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 8: Markus Zusevics #56 of the Iowa Hawkeyes looks on against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the game on October 8, 2011 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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Iowa left tackle Riley Reiff has received plenty of attention as the draft approaches. But a former Hawkeye teammate who plays tackle, too, has grabbed a headline in Indy, but not for good reasons.

According to Steve Wyche of NFL Network, Markus Zusevics tore his left pectoral muscle on Friday while performing the 225-pound bench press at the Scouting Combine. He’ll have surgery in the near future.

And when folks ask why some of the highest-rated players choose not to do certain things at the Scouting Combine, there’s your answer.