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Look: J.J. Watt wears Penn State outfit to pay off Big Ten championship bet

J.J. Watt is a man of his word. The former Wisconsin standout made a bet with Houston Texans teammate and Penn State alum Devon Still on the outcome of last week’s Big Ten championship game between the Badgers and Nittany Lions. No. 7 Penn State rallied from a 21-point first-half deficit to beat No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31. On Friday, Watt paid off his bet and didn’t look happy about...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10K to injured high school player in a coma

Houston Texans defensive star J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a GoFundMe campaign for an injured high school football player who is in a coma. “If there’s anything I can do to help,” Watt added in a message, “please let me know. Sending my best wishes to Grant and the entire Milton family.” During a Woodlands High School game last Saturday, linebacker Grant Milton was critically...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Watt accidentally confirm relationship with Xmas pic?

J.J. Watt has remained tight-lipped about his relationship with presumed soccer star-girlfriend Kealia Ohai. But the Houston Texans superstar may have let the cat out of the bag by inadvertently confirming the two are an item by way of a holiday-centric photo. Watt recently posted evidence of his holiday handiwork as he prepared his home for Christmas. While the decorating done...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt donates $10,000 to high school player in coma

HOUSTON (AP) J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to a Houston-area high school football player who is in a coma after suffering a brain injury in a playoff game last week. Grant Milton, a senior at The Woodlands high school, was injured Saturday during a game in Waco and was rushed to a hospital, where he remains in a coma. A Go Fund Me account was set up to raise money for his medical...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watt opens up about infection that nearly cost him leg

J.J. Watt has dealt with numerous injuries over the past year, and the Houston Texans star revealed on Tuesday that one of them could have resulted in him having a leg amputated. In a feature he wrote for The Players Tribune, Watt recapped all that has gone wrong with his body dating back to last season. While we knew about the broken hand, torn abs and herniated discs, Watt says...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt dating pro soccer player Kealia Ohai

The latest rumors surrounding J.J. Watt’s personal life have been that the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is dating Kealia Ohai, a professional women’s soccer player for the Houston Dash. We now have confirmation that those rumors are true. In a recent appearance on the 2 Up Front podcast, Ohai was asked if she has been seeing Watt. The 24-year-old wasn’t afraid to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt shares inspirational message after landing on IR

J.J. Watt plans to tackle his rehab as ferociously as he tackles opposing quarterbacks. The Houston Texans placed Watt on injured reserve Wednesday after the All-Pro defensive end re-injured his surgically repaired back during last Thursday’s loss to the New England Patriots. Watt, who missed the entire preseason before returning for Houston’s first three regular-season games...
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt placed on IR, reportedly expected to miss rest of 2016

The latest back injury that J.J. Watt suffered is as bad as initially feared, as the Houston Texans sent the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year to injured reserve on Tuesday. While the league’s new IR rules allow for a team to designate one player on the list to return later in the year, reports indicate the Texans are not optimistic about Watt playing again in 2016. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: JJ Watt re-injures back, facing extended absence

After having back surgery earlier this year, there was speculation about whether J.J. Watt would be ready to start the season. The defensive star was cleared to play in Week 1, but could now be facing an extended absence. As reported by NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, Watt has re-injured his back and is potentially facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines. Sources: #Texans star DL JJ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt says he considered retirement during the offseason

According to a video with Graham Bensinger on Bensinger’s YouTube Channel, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said that he had considered retirement due to lack of function in his leg because of his injury. The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year from 2015 retiring after arguably the best season he had ever played would have been a shocker for sure. However, he really...
Via Sportsnaut
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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