Update: Here are the full parameters of J.J. Watt's bet with John Simon -- and, apparently, linebackers coach Mike Vrabel -- which led to the All-Pro wearing Buckeyes gear, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
">@JJWatt has to wear Ohio State gear all day cept at practice for Badgers losing bets to Buckeyes LB John Simon and LB coach Mike Vrabel.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL)
So @JJWatt has to wear Ohio State gear all day cept at practice for Badgers losing bets to Buckeyes LB John Simon and LB coach Mike Vrabel.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) December 10, 2014
">December 10, 2014
Earlier: The reverberations of Ohio State's Big Ten Championship dismantling of Wisconsin are still being felt down in Texas. Not only did the blowout Buckeyes win knock Baylor and TCU out of playoff contention, but down in Houston, proud Badgers alumnus J.J. Watt, perhaps the best defensive player in the NFL, was forced to wear Ohio State gear today. He didn't look so thrilled about it, as you'd imagine.
">@JJWatt found out the hard way. GO BUCKS! pic.twitter.com/10nNzXQa5u
— John Simon (@johnesimon54) December 10, 2014
Watt lost the bet to second-year linebacker John Simon, who was a third team All-American at OSU. Don't expect these to become a normal part of Watt's wardrobe.