Ex-NFL star JJ Watt faces hard truth about changing hairstyle after Super Bowl LVIII mocking

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J.J. Watt, nan erstwhile NFL prima turned CBS broadcaster, offered a reminder to fans aliases anyone who whitethorn person been watching his sum of Super Bowl LVIII connected Sunday night.

Watt went connected tv pinch a different hairstyle, and it perplexed galore NFL fans. He was compared to Jason Bateman’s character, Pepper Brooks, from "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story," arsenic good arsenic personification who was going to a precocious schoolhouse prom.

The erstwhile Houston Texans protect extremity was very alert of societal media making nosy of him.

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"You ever move up your hairsbreadth and wonderment if anyone will notice?" They notice," he wrote connected X.

It was Watt’s first clip covering nan Super Bowl from nan broadcaster chair arsenic he retired from nan NFL pursuing nan 2022 season. He spent his clip successful nan NFL tearing up opposing offenses pinch nan Texans and Arizona Cardinals.

Watt is apt headed for nan Pro Football Hall of Fame erstwhile he’s eligible. He was a five-time Pro Bowler and five-time First-Team All-Pro. He besides won 3 Defensive Player of nan Year awards.

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The 34-year-old racked up 114.5 sacks and 586 tackles during his career.

While he was decidedly retired from nan NFL, his relative T.J. Watt told Fox News Digital nan recruiting maneuver he tried to usage to lure him backmost to nan field.

"I was trying to triumph arsenic overmuch arsenic possible. I knew that was going to beryllium a large factor," T.J. said. "At nan extremity of nan day, each those business decisions are abstracted from that. He was staying fresh conscionable successful case, and, obviously, it didn't travel to fruition."

T.J.'s aches and pains nan adjacent time helped nan elder Watt return to reality.

Fox News’ Ryan Morik contributed to this report.

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