Breaking news: B.J. Raji of Boston College failed NFL combine drug test

bj_rajiFormer Boston College lineman B.J. Raji, who is considered the top defensive tackle eligible for this month’s NFL draft, reportedly failed a drug test at the NFL combine.

The report, which did not identify the drug, was published on and attributed to unidentified NFL team sources. The Web site reported that Raji’s name will be on a list of players who tested positive.

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Raji, rated fourth on Todd McShay’s projected list and No. 5 on Mel Kiper’s most recent Big Board on, missed the 2007 college season with academic problems. reported that NFL scouts had been told that Raji also tested positive for marijuana during his time at BC.