The life and times of J.J. Watt

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  1. Playoffs

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    Nice piece on JJ from the new sportswriter:

    The life and times of J.J. Watt
    By Tania Ganguli | Saturday, October 13, 2012
    read more: http://www.chron.com/sports/article/The-life-and-times-of-J-J-Watt-3945755.php
     
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  2. DaTruthExplodes

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    the crying part is journalistic sensationalism. Ive heard watt in a couple of interviews say he didnt really cry.
     
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    Best part of the entire article.
     
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    MSR. Great article.
     
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    You have that correct. Here's Gruden interviewing Watt re. his climb from high school football to the Pizza delivery to the 10 year old kid story to the Badgers to the Texans.
     
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    This part cracked me up because I can totally picture it in my mind.

    "At Pizza Hut, Watt was the fastest delivery driver and most dependable. He took pride in that. Only weather derailed him. One day, Watt tried to deliver a pizza in a snowstorm and got stuck after sliding down a snow bank. He called a tow truck, which also got stuck. The towing company called a second truck, and it got stuck. Finally, he called his mom, who picked him up. The whole ordeal made him hungry, so he ate the order of pizza and wings while he waited for help.

    "He claims he was in the snow so long that he had to eat the food in there to stay alive," said Tony Grant, Watt's store manager at the time. "But he wasn't in there that long.""
     
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    NastyNate I go kerplunk

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    NastyNate I go kerplunk

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    Thanks man.
     
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    If JJ keeps playing like he is, his next contract is going to make Mario's $100-million deal look like tip money.

    Bob McNair will never, ever, ever, ever let JJ go, and will swing open the bank vault to make sure it happens.
     
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    I'm just waiting for him to pick a girlfriend so I can see pics of her inevitably massive chesticles (MilkMan).
     
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    Yeah this article makes that quite clear. Well written article, really enjoyed it
    I know this is the age of free agency, but i think it is safe to say that Watt will be a lifelong Texan.
     
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    Good article, thanks for sharing
     
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    Bad ass article! And now I'm off to eat my vegetables.
     
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    So, who was the fan who had faith in him after the Texans drafted him? Has to be someone round here someone knows.
     
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    Ha, I just got rid of that exact Toro lawn mower. Got the new Toro with the Briggs and Stratton engine, not the old Tecumseh.

    I wonder why he didn't use the electric start - bad battery?

    Ok, cool video.:splits:
     

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