by: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:
HOUSTON - He has the looks. He has the skill. And apparently, he has the heart.
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt answered a social media call when one his fans was injured in a New Year's Eve crash.
Noah Fulmer was injured when a driver hit two parked cars in Houston. One of the cars hit Noah, his younger sister and two other family members, KPRC reported.
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Noah was injured, and as paramedics attended to the 8-year-old they had to cut off his favorite football jersey.
The jersey was Watt's number 99.
Noah's father, Cory, said his son was fighting the paramedics to save his beloved jersey.
Noah's cousin took to Twitter to give the boy hope while he was recovering, telling Watt what happened.
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
Last week, he did.
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