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NFL Star Will Pay For The Funerals Of The 10 People Killed In The Santa Fe Shooting

J.J. Watt running onto the field with the Texas State flag.

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 10: J.J. Watt #99 of the Houston Texans enters the field with Texas flag against the Jacksonville Jaguars at NRG Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt gets knocked a lot - mostly because he seems to always be finding new ways of keeping himself in the spotlight. But what he's doing for the families of the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday can't be discounted.

Watt, according to the Texans, will be paying for the funerals of the 10 victims - nine of whom were students - of Friday's shooting at Santa Fe High School. The shooting, which resulted in 10 deaths and 10 injuries, was allegedly carried out by 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis.

Watt, who also raised $37 million after Hurricane Harvey last year, took to Twitter after hearing the news with a simple tweet.

The Texans also issued a statement on the tragedy.

"On behalf of the Texans organization, we are saddened by the tragic events at Santa Fe High School this morning and extend our thoughts and heartfelt condolences to the victims, their families and all those affected. We are grateful for the brave first responders, law enforcement officials and medical personnel. The Texans family will continue to pray for our neighbors."

Late Friday, we learned that one of the victims - a University of Houston baseball commit - had been shot in the head, but survived.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of those affected by the tragedy.