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Josh Sweat undergoes knee surgery

Josh Sweat, the top-rated overall prospect in the 2015 ESPN 300, has rescheduled his official visit plans after returning home to Virginia following last Tuesday's left knee surgery to repair a dislocated knee and ACL tear.

The 6-foot-5, 239-pound defensive end has already made an official visit to Ohio State on Sept. 6. He will next visit Georgia on Nov. 15, Florida State on Nov. 22 and Virginia Tech on Nov. 27.

Oregon had previously been scheduled as the fifth official visit, but that it has not been rescheduled.

Sweat's surgery was performed by New York Giants team physician Russell Warren. Sweat drove from Virginia to New York with family members on Oct. 6 where he was examined by Dr. Warren at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. The procedure was deemed very successful according to Josh's uncle, Kenny Sweat.

Sweat is expected to begin running in five months, and is set to begin physical therapy on Wednesday. He will have physical therapy twice a day until he enrolls at the college of his choice.

Initial feedback to Sweat and family was that the knee surgery would have to be done in two surgeries, but Warren told the family that the procedure could be done in one surgery. Warren has performed surgery on some of the NFL's biggest names including Michael Strahan, Lawrence Taylor, Phil Simms, Darrelle Revis and most recently Victor Cruz.

Sweat has not changed the timetable for his recruitment. He still plans to graduate from Oscar Frommel Smith High in December and enroll in college in January. He is expected to announce his decision in December or at the Under Armour All-America Game Jan. 2 on ESPN2.

Sweat suffered the knee injury Sept. 19 during his team's 56-14 victory over Western Branch.