Justin James Watt, professionally known as J.J. Watt is an American football player. He plays as a defensive end and occasionally plays as a defensive tackle. He currently plays for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). The Texans drafted him 11th overall in the 2011 NFL Draft. Prior to his professional career, he played college football at the University of Wisconsin.
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What is J.J. Watt Famous For?Named Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated in 2017.
What are J.J. Watt College Football Statistics?
Upon completing his high school, he committed to play college football at Central Michigan University on a scholarship. He played as a tight end at the University.
He played 14 games at Central Michigan and compiled 77 receiving yards and 8 receptions.
He forgo his scholarship to transfer to the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He redshirted the 2008 season. He played as a defensive end at Wisconsin.
In 2009, he played in 13 games with 32 solo tackles, 12 assisted tackles, four and a half sacks, 15.5 tackles for loss, and five passes defended.
In the 2010 season, he compiled 42 solo tackles, 20 assisted tackles, 21 tackles for loss, seven sacks, one interception for 15 yards, 9 passed defended, and 4 forced fumbles in 13 games. He led the team in tackles for loss, quarterback hurries, blocked kicks, and forced fumbles.
Having named the Ronnie Lott Trophy in 2010, he also earned Sports Illustrated second-team All-American, All-Big Ten first-team, and Academic All-Big Ten selections.
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He forgo his senior season to enter the 2011 NFL Draft.
What are J.J. Watt College Achievements?
Lott Trophy (2010)
Big Ten Champion (2010)
First-team All-American, PFW (2010)
First-team All-Big Ten (2010)
3× Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (2009–2010)
Wisconsin Team Co-MVP (2010)
What are J.J. Watt NFL Achievements?5× Pro Bowl selection (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)5× First-team All-Pro selection (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)3× Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2014, 2015)3× Pro Football Writers Association NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2014, 2015)3× Sporting News Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2014, 2015)3× Pro Football Focus Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2013, 2014)3× Pro Football Focus Best Player of the Year (2012, 2013, 2014)4× Kansas City Committee of 101 AFC Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2014, 2015, 2018)2× NFL sacks leader (2012, 2015)AP NFL MVP runner-up (2014)Bert Bell Award (2014)Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (2017)Pro Bowl Defensive MVP (2014)Ranked No. 5 in the Top 100 Players of 2013Ranked No. 12 in the Top 100 Players of 2014Ranked No. 1 in the Top 100 Players of 2015Ranked No. 3 in the Top 100 Players of 2016Ranked No. 35 in the Top 100 Players of 2017Ranked No. 84 in the Top 100 Players of 2018The first player with multiple 20-sack seasons (2012, 2014)4× PFWA All-NFL Team (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)6× AFC Defensive Player of the Month (Sep. 2012, Dec. 2012, Sep. 2014, Dec. 2014, Nov. 2015, Sep. 2018)
What are J.J. Watt Houston Texans franchise records?
Most career sacks (96.0)