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Prospect leaves Scouting Combine, says God told him to


God once told the late Reggie White whether and where to play pro football. Regarding former San Diego State running back Adam Muema, God has issued him a far more specific direction.

According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, Muema left the Scouting Combine on Sunday without working out. He cited religious reasons.

But the religious reasons weren’t related to, for example, treating Sunday as the day of rest. Which would make it pretty hard to pursue a career in the NFL. God told Muema (according, obviously, to Muema) that if he didn’t work out at the Scouting Combine he’d realize his dream of playing for the Seattle Seahawks.

“Can’t go wrong with God,” Muema said. "[He] told me to sit down, be quiet, enjoy the peace.”

Muema left San Diego State as a junior. The NFL Draft Advisory Board has projected that he’ll be fourth-round to seventh-round pick.

His decision to skip the Scouting Combine workout could indeed help guarantee a path to Seattle. If Muema ultimately goes undrafted, he can sign with the Seahawks as a free agent.