J.J. Watt Surprises 8-Year-Old Fan in the Hospital with Visit, Jersey

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 4, 2017

When Houston Texans star J.J. Watt hears about people in need, he does everything he can to help out.

On New Year's Eve, a reckless driver in Texas hit two parked cars that then collided into a group of pedestrians, including eight-year-old Noah Fulmer, at a high rate of speed:

Emergency response teams obviously prioritize a victim's health over his/her wardrobe, but for an eight-year-old, losing a jersey of your favorite player can be devastating—no matter the circumstances.

Through the power of the internet, news of the accident made its way to Watt, who is currently rehabbing a back injury. Doing what he does, the Texans defensive end stepped in to try to help a family get through a tough time: