Author Archives: Justin Wells

Recruiting Notebook – 1/25/16

Patrick Hudson at DKR. (courtesy of Hudson)

In our final Recruiting Notebook from the C/O 2016, we look at three big-bodies destined to wreck havoc on the college football world. We start north of Dallas-Fort Worth, slide down to H-town for a run-stuffing backer, then finish in Golden Triangle with a giant. We’re 10 days from NSD in the Notebook.

Recruiting Notebook – 12/30/15

Dontavious Jackson and Eric Cuffee. (Justin Wells/IT)

As we approach National Signing Day, we revisit a handful of UT’s top targets from the Class of 2016. We look at senior film and try to project the best spots for each prospect and how they fit on the 40 Acres. The Recruiting Notebook fills you in.

Five Quick Thoughts: Texas 23, KSU 9

Charlie Strong. (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Mother Nature remains undefeated, but that didn’t stop Texas as they ran by, over, and through Kansas State on a wet day at DKR – Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Here are my Five Quick Thoughts following UT’s 23-9 win over Kansas State.

Recruiting Notebook – 3/10/15

Collin Johnson. (Nike)

In this week’s Notebook we breakdown five of UT’s top targets, including an exciting WR from Cali already committed to the good guys. We evaluate a massive DL in Central Texas, a move-in from Georgia, an OL with Texas ties, and a run-stopping lineman from Houston. All inside the Notebook.

Horns ride Ridley, beat WVU, 77-50

Jon Holmes. (Justin Wells/IT)

For a team that needed a boost, Cameron Ridley rose to the occasion.

The junior post had 19 points and an early dunk that woke up the normally quiet Frank Erwin Center crowd as the Longhorns beat No. 16 West Virginia, 77-50, on Saturday night at the Drum.

The Inside Scoop – 12/18/14

Rockwall RB Chris Warren at Tyler Lee in 2012. (Justin Wells/IT)

Thursday Scoop! Surprises are nice from time to time, aren’t they? There will be plenty to discuss tomorrow so we wanted to post this info today. Plus Friday Justin travels to Arlington to cover the state games. When I’m done writing this, I’ll be headed back to Mesquite in preparation for tomorrow’s big announcement.