Watch: Texans' J.J. Watt beats Blues goalie with slapshot

What can't J.J. Watt do?
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What can't J.J. Watt do?

It's really not news that the Houston Texans defensive end is a freakish athlete. And now, we've learned he's also a decent skater and left-handed shooter with a pretty decent slapshot.

Wisconsin, Watt's alma mater and the university of his native state, hosted a charity hockey game Friday and let him take the ice. He grew up playing hockey, and it showed as Watt squared up for a slapshot in a shootout and shook the back of the net with relative ease. You've heard the LeBron tight end what-if's – but what if Watt skated along someone's blue line in the NHL?

Ok, well, he got a little help from the goaltender, former Badger Brian Elliott of the St. Louis Blues. But top shelf? Good for you, Justin James Watt.

We'd get out of the way, too.


Jeremy Woo