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Would Wrestling at Practice Perk Up Green Bay Packers Play?

Shortly after I finished the fourth grade at Carlton Middle School in Milwaukee, my family moved 20 miles west, to the “bedroom community” of Pewaukee in 1970.  A few days later I would be introduced to the sport of wrestling by the Watt brothers (Al, Jerry and John) in their back yard.  Al and Jerry Watt often organized tournaments so we were wrestling constantly in the grass...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt scores goal on Brian Elliot at charity hockey game (Video)

J.J. Watt displayed his athletic versatility by strapping on some ice skates and scoring a goal against St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliot during a charity hockey game at the University of Wisconsin.Watt returned to his alma mater for the second annual Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic on Friday night. Watt looked pretty comfortable as he took the "penalty shot" against Elliot...
Via Holdout Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Greatest Wisconsin Badgers of All-Time: No. 39 J.J. Watt

No. 39 — J.J. Watt, Football If you’ve been living under a rock the past half decade, let us introduce you to the man who went from local legend to the good-guy face of the NFL these days — Wisconsin Badgers’ own J.J. Watt! So, if the guy is legendary and winning Player of the Year honors, why is he so low on our list? Well, the story of Watt’s rise is part of the reason...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J Watt, Caroline Wozniacki Spotted Sitting Together At National Title Game

The stars are out for tonight’s national title game between Wisconsin and Duke, and CBS has decided to show a few on-screen in the first half. Badgers alum J.J Watt and star tennis player Caroline Wozniacki were spotted together rooting on Wisconsin, so of course, everyone is asking if they’re dating. J.J. and Caro??? — SportsNation (@SportsNation...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Wisconsin Badger J.J. Watt Not Happy With the Refs in Kentucky Game

By the end of the night Saturday fans and alumni of the Wisconsin Badgers were pretty happy with the overall outcome. However, prior to the final horn sounding with the score in their favor the Badger faithful were not happy with the officiating. Most fans would say that they did not have near as much to be angry about as Kentucky fans (i.e. shot clock), but everyone always thinks...
Via FatManWriting
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Photobombs Russell Wilson at Wisconsin Sweet 16 Game

Both J.J. Watt and Russell Wilson are in attendance during the Wisconsin and North Carolina Sweet 16 game Thursday night. Both are also Wisconsin alums. It would appear from this picture that Watt is crowd-leaping in the attempt to photobomb Wilson. Stay out of trouble tonight, you two. #Badgers — UW-Madison (@UWMadison) March 26, 2015 Hey, at least...
Via Sportsnaut
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: J.J. Watt Is Ready For Tonight’s Sweet 16 Game With This Wisconsin Basketball Getup

Wisconsin football great J.J. Watt is one of the best players in the NFL, but he is not a one-sport supporter of his alma mater. With the Badgers preparing to take on North Carolina in the Sweet 16 tonight, Watt tweeted out a photo of his outfit for the game—a Badgers practice jersey and white UW shorts. Your Wisconsin fans are probably swooning over this picture already. pic...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

JJ Watt named NFL Defensive Player of the Year for 2nd time in career

Wisconsin’s own J.J. Watt has become somewhat of a cult-hero in the NFL. Not only is he making great moves with his charity work and overall great attitude off the field, but he’s been one of the most electrifying men in the NFL over the past few years. He’s only been in the league for four years, but he’s managed to rack up some major awards. On Saturday night the NFL held...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: J.J. Watt Lost Big Ten Championship Bet To John Simon, Had To Wear Ohio State Gear

The reverberations of Ohio State’s Big Ten Championship dismantling of Wisconsin are still being felt down in Texas. Not only did the blowout Buckeyes win knock Baylor and TCU out of playoff contention, but down in Houston, proud Badgers alumnus J.J. Watt, perhaps the best defensive player in the NFL, was forced to wear Ohio State gear today. He didn’t look so thrilled about...
Via College Spun
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Proves Why He’s best Badger Ambassador ever…again

Yahoo! Sports has another heart-warming story about former Badger J.J. Watt and some of the great things he continues to do for Houston Texan fans and fans of the Badgers since his arrival in the NFL. On this occasion some kids weren’t believing Watt was actually friends with Trey, well Watt and Trey found a unique way to shut up the doubters. (Click picture for video)
Via Madtown Badgers
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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