JJ Watt Really Outdid Himself On Twitter During the National Championship

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JJ Watt Really Outdid Himself On Twitter During the National Championship

Houston Texans’ All-Pro defensive end JJ Watt has made a killing off of using his god-given 6’6 290-pound frame to fly by similarly gigantic offensive tackles and crush helpless quarterbacks. Even more noteworthy is how obvious he makes it to present himself as the ultimate “good guy” star athlete of his generation.

Not long after his rise his stardom became apparent, Watt made major off-the-field news via a public appearance at a local middle school to show support for a bullied 12-year-old.
Less than a month later, Watt rode the wave of non-football good guy publicity by buying his Wisconsin mother her dream car with a bow on it; he even innocently admitted that he never thought he’d be able to do such a thing.

Then his Twitter game picked up steam, which is where the character-conscious population started to question his angle with things. His unprecedented popularity got into his head a little bit, and the results are painfully corny. Take, for example, his universally broadcasted up-to-the-minute thoughts on last night’s national championship basketball game — a different sport at an amateur level that just so happened to be played in his home stadium:

About the miraculous game-tying shot from UNC’s Marcus Paige, Watt felt it crucial that he share this actual adult thought:

A mere 4.7 seconds of game time later, Villanova’s Kris Jenkins one-upped Paige with a clean buzzer-beating three to end the season. Another somehow real reaction from Watt that he couldn’t bare withholding from the world:

Not to be topped by his profoundly insightful summarization of the game:

Am I the only one who thinks this garbage is reminiscent of a parody account of a football coach who admits what he says is ridiculous?

Look, dude, we get it. A great college basketball game took place in Houston, and you will cringe if you don’t address for yourself that it took place literally on your home turf of NGR Stadium. You’re a Wisconsin-raised farm boy who has become some hotshot meathead who would do anything to make himself standout as a stereotype-breaking professional athlete who cares about the underdogs of the world.

But if you keep going at this rate, even the 11-year-old kids you beg to be the goodie-two-shoes role model for will start to see through the bullshit act you’re putting on to gain more sponsorship dollars and Twitter followers. Read an article or two on the concepts of being genuine and being original, and take a chill pill while you’re at it. Basically, just try less.

(P.S. Please don’t show this to JJ Watt.)

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Far too fond of referring to himself in the third person, Evan took an unnecessary amount of pride for being Grandex's Post Grad Problems intern last summer while still an undergrad. Send leads/tips to Samuel.Evan.Lawrence@gmail.com

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