Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa had surgery on his injured hip on Monday, and he faces a long rehab process.

Now, the question becomes how long he’ll miss. As he faces a decision on whether to enter the 2020 NFL Draft or return to school, he’ll work on getting back to full strength.

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Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, fellow ESPN reporter Laura Rutledge says Tagovailoa will be held out of any athletic activity for 3 months. But, she reports, by spring, he’ll be able to resume throwing if all goes well:

What that means for the NFL Draft timeline remains to be seen, but that is pretty good news for his long-term prospects.

It seems things went well during surgery, but now the long rehab begins.