It hasn't taken long for second-year defensive end J.J. Watt to endear himself to Houston Texans fans.

Not only has Watt starred on the field -- he was recently named the 2012 AFC Defensive Player of the Year -- he has also shined in the community. He recently "proposed" to a 6-year-old girl after seeing her adorable YouTube video, and a few days ago he showed up in person to meet a bride who had ordered a wedding cake in his likeness.

As you may remember, a couple of Texans fans had a J.J. Watt cake made for their wedding.

After seeing a photo of the cake on Twitter, Watt got the couple's address and made his way over to their house for a surprise visit.

The groom, Nathan Poe, wasn't home. But his Watt did meet Nathan's new wife, Stephanie, and presented her with his own wedding gift: Signed jerseys and cleats.

When Stephanie told her husband about their surprise visitor, he had some (understandably) mixed feelings.

"As happy as he was, he was very disappointed he missed it," Stephanie told ABC News. "He told me it was the equivalent of Taylor Swift stopping by while I was at work and me missing it."

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Green Bay Packers fans had one final chance to bid farewell to Donald Driver on Wednesday during a retirement ceremony at Lambeau Field.

The star wide receiver played his entire 14-year career with the Packers. Not only was Driver presented a key to the city, Wednesday was also named "Donald Driver Day" across the state and a Green Bay street will be renamed "Donald Driver Way" in his honor.

But even after the ceremony, Driver still had one last "goodbye" to say, and it was to someone he had never met before.

Earlier this week Fox 11 in Wisconsin profiled an elderly woman who may be the biggest Donald Driver fan in the world. Her name is Angie LeRoy, and she is a 78-year-old die-hard Packers supporter.

LeRoy attended Driver's ceremony at Lambeau Field and even decorated her house to honor the departing wide receiver. During her interview with Fox 11, she said one day, she would love to get a hug from her idol.

Driver saw the story, and before he left Wisconsin he wanted to make LeRoy's dream come true. Here's how he did it:

Donald Driver surprises longtime fan

(H/T to Deadspin)

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If a penalty had been called on Baltimore Ravens defensive back Jimmy Smith on the San Francisco's last play from scrimmage in Super Bowl XLVII, the 49ers very well may have been celebrating the organization's sixth Super Bowl.

Stores and websites across the country were prepared for a 49ers victory, ready with tens of thousands of shirts and sweaters proclaiming San Francisco as NFL champions.

Instead, the Ravens got the call (or no call) and the Lombardi Trophy.

So what happens to the gear the 49ers and their fans would have been wearing had they won?

Darren Rovell of ESPN is reporting that retailers who had purchased that merchandise are in the process of donating it to Worldvision, a Christian humanitarian organization that has worked to aid impoverished nations.

Jeff Fields, Worldvision's corporate relations director, told Rovell that at least five countries will receive 49ers championship clothing: Zambia, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Armenia and Romania.

"We're going to some really remote parts of the world," Fields said. "They don't have the Internet. They don't know about the 49ers or about American football."

Fields says the most gear Worldvision has received was in 2008, when the undefeated and heavily favored New England Patriots lost to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl.

According to Rovell, the total price of this year's merchandise donated by stores like Dick's Sporting Goods, Kohl's, Sports Authority and the NFL to Worldvision exceeds $1 million.

For more information on Worldvision and previous runner-up gear, ThePostGame's 2011 feature.

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