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Classmates don't believe boy is friends with J.J. Watt, so Watt makes a video

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is likely the best defensive player in the NFL, and he also seems to be one of the league's better guys off the field.

Watt seems to spend his offseason looking for ways to do nice things, particularly with kids. He had a pretty good one this week.

Apparently a boy named Trey struck up a friendship with Watt, the former NFL defensive player of the year. Would you believe that story? The kids at his school apparently didn't either. So Watt posted a video to his Instagram account where he appears with Trey, introduces himself and Trey as friends, then has Trey throw him a touchdown.

"All those of you who don't believe Trey is my friend, believe this touchdown," Watt says in the video.

Nicely played, J.J. And nice throw, Trey. 

The NFL will always have some knuckleheads, but it's also great to know that there are players like Watt, Seahawks running back Christine Michael and many, many others out there using their fame to make many people happy.

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