On New Year's Eve, three pedestrians, including 8-year-old Noah Fulmer, were hospitalized after being hit by a car. Someone tweeted at Watt that Noah was crying because the EMTs had to cut his No. 99 Watt jersey off of him.
That is terrible, is he ok?— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) January 3, 2017
Tell him I'll bring him a new jersey tomorrow. https://t.co/jSYhbhxU1H
Watt saw the tweet, and after he asked if Noah was OK, wrote, “Tell him I’ll bring him a new jersey tomorrow.”
A man of his word, Watt visited Noah on Tuesday to see him after he came out of surgery and to bring him several new jerseys.
The three-time Defensive Player of the Year played in just three games this season before being sidelined by a second back surgery in two months at the end of September. Watt started his rehab in Wisconsin before returning to Houston in late November.