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As any experienced quarterback would tell you, when J.J. Watt comes charging at you, you run. Unless, of course, he’s your teammates and you’re playing in a charity softball game.
Watt and his Houston Texans teammates held a charity softball game over the weekend to raise money for some local Houston-area after-school athletic programs. Seeing as they raised over $300,000 on the day, they decided to give the generous fans in attendance their monies worth.
The game featured the offense and defense square off on the diamond, which saw some friendly tensions flare up.
During one of Watt’s plate appearances, one of his “foes” on the opposing team tossed a pitch over his head. The reigning NFL sack champion didn’t take kindly to it,tossing his bat in jest and then charging the mound. Watt’s rush led to a benches-clearing brawl that featured plenty of grappling, a few headlocks and even one of Ric Flair’s pattented figure-four leg locks from nose tackle Earl Mitchell (No. 92).
Once the fu...
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The Texans offense faced off against Houston's defense in Watt's Charity Classic softball game. The brawl was all in good fun, and for a great cause.
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt held his annual charity softball game and started a (fake) brawl after a pitch was thrown at his head, Black Sports Online has the story. Recently, Watt held his Charity Classic softball game which raised more than $300,000 for his foundation. The teams were split between the Texans offense and defense and during Watts’ plate appearance, the...
J.J. Watt who is the ridiculously athletic defensive end for the Houston Texans organized and participated in the J.J. Watt Charity Classic over the weekend and it was a great success. The event raised over $300,000 which will go towards funding athletic programs for kids. The Houston Texans played a softball game during the event which pitted the offensive squad versus the...
Houston Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt, is a ferocious player on the field but off it he’s one of the coolest athletes in professional sports.
Recently, Watt held his Charity Classic softball game which raised more than $300,000 for his foundation. The teams were split between the Texans offense and defense and during Watts’ plate appearance, the pitcher threw a ball at...
As the NFL preseason is still about four months away, many high-profile players are finding different ways to spend their time.
For Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, he held his annual J.J. Watt charity softball game over the weekend which helped raised over $300,000 for his foundation.
During the game, Watt decided to show off his football prowless on the baseball...
During his own Charity Softball Game, JJ Watt tossed his bat and charged the mound after a pitch went over his head and a fake brawl ensued. Obviously it was all in good fun as the game was between the Houston Texans offense and defense.
Watt’s Charity Classic Softball Game raised over $300,000 for the JJ Watt Foundation, a very impressive feat.
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