No, J.J. Watt will not be your prom date

J.J. Watt is probably one of the most popular bachelors in Houston, and he's also a cool, fun dude. As a result, he has unsurprisingly become a hot commodity as prom season approaches. After all, there's this new trend in which celebrities are gaining nice publicity and improving Q ratings by attending proms with big fans who either can't or do care to find "normal" dates for the big night. 

That's why the defensive player of the year had to take to Facebook to ward off the teenyboppers. 

(Hat tip: Reddit)

Brad Gagnon

About Brad Gagnon

Brad Gagnon has been passionate about both sports and mass media since he was in diapers -- a passion that won't die until he's in them again. Based in Toronto, he's worked as a national NFL blog editor at theScore.com (covering Super Bowls XLIV, XLV and XLVI), a producer and writer at theScore Television Network and a host, reporter and play-by-play voice at Rogers TV. His work has also appeared at Deadspin, FoxSports.com, The Guardian, The Hockey News and elsewhere at Bloguin, but his day gig has him covering all things NFC East for Bleacher Report.