03/30/2013 01:21 pm ET

J.J. Watt Hits Home Run At Houston Astros Batting Practice (VIDEO)

J.J. Watt looks like he hits baseballs just as hard as he hits quarterbacks.

The Houston Texans star and 2012 AP Defensive Player of the Year took some batting practice with the Houston Astros before throwing out the first pitch for their Spring Training game. captured footage of Watt hitting a home run. According to James Palmer of, however, Watt crushed three homers in row.

Apparently Watt didn't have a great start though.

J.J. Watt Takes Batting Practice