The University of Wisconsin made it 3-for-3 with the sons of John and Connie Watt.

Pewaukee tight end T.J. Watt, the youngest of their three boys, gave an oral commitment to the Badgers on Sunday before the family left on a week-long cruise over spring break.

Oldest brother J.J. Watt was an All-American defensive end who walked on at UW after starting out as a scholarship tight end at Central Michigan. He was a first-round pick in the 2011 NFL draft and currently plays for the Houston Texans.

Middle brother Derek Watt is a redshirt freshman linebacker at UW who recently was moved to the middle, where he is behind Chris Borland and Marcus Trotter.

Now comes T.J. Watt, 6-foot-4, 200 pounds, who also had offers from Minnesota and Northern Illinois.

"I'm very excited to commit because it's been a dream of mine," Watt told Badger Nation before leaving for the cruise. "That's why I committed right away. Every time I go up there, it feels like home to me."

T.J. Watt caught 27 passes for 505 yards and three touchdowns as a junior.

UW recently lost tight end Scott Orndoff, from Seton-La Salle High School in Pittsburgh. He originally committed to the Badgers in August, but switched to Pittsburgh after the departure of Badgers tight ends coach Joe Rudolph.

The Badgers are expected to sign just one tight end in this class.

"All three Watt brothers are going to wear the Cardinal & White!" J.J. Watt posted on his Twitter account. "So happy to have TJ join the Badger family!"


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