Former Wisconsin Badger J.J. Watt Excited to be a Texan


Former Wisconsin Badger J.J. Watt became the first Big Ten player selected in the 2011 NFL Draft when the Houston Texans picked the defensive end 11th overall.

Radio City Music Hall saw it’s fair share of surprises on Friday evening, but Watt wasn’t one of them. The Texans feel they have one of the best defensive players in the draft and Watt couldn’t be happier to be heading to Houston.

“It’s a great day to be a Texan.  I can’t wait to get down to Houston and start getting to work,” said Watt. “At the end of the day, I was waiting for a phone call and was extremely excited when it came from Houston.”

By: Nick Grays

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Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys: Mirror Images

Two teams that matched up this past Sunday have much in common. The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys both have anemic records: the Lions are 2-8, the Cowboys are 3-7 this season. They should have the same record, but NFL officials cannot agree on what a catch is. The traditional teams playing on Thanksgiving, they are undoubtedly the turkeys of their respective divisions this year, but further analysis proves just to what extent.

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