JJ Watt to host Saturday Night Live next month

J.J. Watt

NEW YORK — Former Badger and NFL superstar JJ Watt will be hosting Saturday Night Live next month.

According to a tweet from Tuesday, Watt will be on the show Feb. 1 with musical guest Luke Combs.

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.