JJ Watt is no longer playing in the NFL, retiring from the league at the end of the 2022 season. Since then, he has joined the Houston Texans’ Ring of Honor, and he was a part of CBS’s coverage of Super Bowl LVIII throughout Sunday evening.

One aspect of Watt really stood out and caught the eyes of fans. That would be his haircut, a new look for the former Wisconsin standout.

Traditionally donning a short hairstyle, Watt’s hair was a bit longer than usual. His hair was also spiked with some form of product.

After his look went viral, Watt addressed the appearance on social media. Here’s what he had to say about the incident:

It’s good to see Watt can joke about it all after becoming one of the non-football stories of Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s a sample of the reaction as fans and some media far and wide had a bit of fun with Watt’s styled up ‘do: