OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi coach Houston Nutt says
starting defensive end Kentrell Lockett is not practicing because
of a recurring heart condition.
Lockett is undergoing tests to diagnose the problem.
Nutt says Lockett's heart was "racing" on Saturday, forcing
him to leave practice early.
The third-year coach says Lockett had a similar heart issue two
years ago, but was cleared to play. He expects to learn more about
Lockett's health on Tuesday.
The 6-foot-5, 260-pound senior from Hahnville, La., finished
third on the team with 10 tackles for a loss and five sacks in
2009. His backup is sophomore Gerald Rivers, who saw limited
playing time last year.
The Rebels open their season on Saturday at home against