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UW-Madison bookstore shares photo of J.J. Watt's giant graduation gown

Posted at 9:44 AM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-01 11:11:53-04

MADISON — Chances are, if you're in the NFL, regular graduation gowns aren't going to cut it.

Former Wisconsin Badgers and current Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will give UW-Madison's commencement speech this year.

Here's a look at his custom gown:

Watt attended UW-Madison from 2008 to 2010.

He left Madison a year early and was signed by the Houston Texans. Watt was the No. 11 overall NFL draft pick in 2011.