JJ Watt shares photos, video as he prepares to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ this weekend

J.J. Watt

NEW YORK —  Former Badger and NFL superstar JJ Watt is getting ready to host Saturday Night Live this weekend.

Watt posted some behind the scenes photos of the SNL studio in New York City ahead of Saturday’s show.

Watt will be on the show Feb. 1 with musical guest Luke Combs.

He encouraged people to tune in during a video posted to the SNL Twitter account.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison alum and longtime philanthropist got to show his hosting chops as the keynote speaker for UW-Madison’s graduation ceremony last spring.