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Just JJ Watt being a good dude (again)

By Al Buczkowski, 05/13/15, 10:45AM CDT

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NFL star blindsides 12-year-old anthem singer

Watch 12-year-old Nicholas Connors go from…

1. “Who’s this dude?”

to…

2. “Wait, I think I know this dude…”

to…

3. “OH MY GOD THIS DUDE IS JJ WATT!!!!!!!!!!”

…all in a span of about 3 seconds.

The emotional roller coaster took place before the Rockets tipped-off against the Mavericks in game two of their first round NBA playoff series. After Connors ripped through a flawless rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, 2014’s NFL Defensive Player of the Year chased down the youngster to give him props.

The 3 Faces of a Surprise JJ Watt Encounter

Of course, Watt has a long history of general coolness, especially when it comes to his young fans. A Google search of "jj watt good guy" returns enough results to fill your afternoon. 

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