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Florida State Football: Jimbo Fisher Says He'd Be "Surprised" If 5-Star DE Josh Sweat Isn't Ready For Season

Despite a nasty senior year injury, Florida State fans may get their first glimpse of five-star defensive end Josh Sweat in 2015. Sweat, the top defensive end in the 2015 recruiting class, tore his ACL and dislocated his left knee in one fell swoop back on September 19, is reportedly recovering well, and could be ready for the start of the season. Jimbo Fisher calls his recovery "freaky."

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Back in February, Sweat's high school coach Richard Morgan described how the recovery would be handled.

"If he starts feeling comfortable, maybe they'll clear him in July, August. That's certainly a hopeful scenario," Morgan said. "If it goes only longer than that, it's still only the first month of the season and there's still a lot of football to be played. He might be able to get on the field this year as a freshman.

"If he's not ready as a freshman they'll probably say, 'Hey, let's save the year and look at next year.' Hopefully that nine-month period happens. . . . If it's responding well, I'm hopeful he'll get on the field this fall and be back to his normal self."

We hope Sweat can play this year, but if not, he should kick off a promising career in 2016.