Author Archives: Justin Wells

About Justin Wells

Justin was born a sports fan. From the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, and Texas Rangers, he fell in love with sports at a young age. Justin lettered in football, basketball, baseball, and cross country in high school. He continued his playing career in basketball at LeTourneau University (98-01). Before becoming the Inside Texas Web Editor in August of 2013, Justin was a high school coach, helped UH and Baylor with scouting and summer football camps, worked in the oilfield, and was the editor at HornSports and writer at the East Texas Sports Network. Raised in a family of Aggies, Justin broke away from the regime when he was 12, attended his first Texas football game in 1995 and has been hooked ever since.

Holton Hill suspended

Holton Hill (Will Gallagher/IT)

Texas junior CB Holton Hill has been suspended for the remainder of the 2017 season for a violation of team rules, Texas Head Coach Tom Herman announced Tuesday.

Hill will be permitted to continue working out with the Longhorns and remain a member of the team, but will not be permitted to participate in any games.

The 2019 Wide Receiver That Should Be Offered

Garrett Wilson at the UIL State Championship. (Justin Wells/IT)

LAKE TRAVIS — Garrett Wilson is still getting used to this recruiting thing.

The multi-sport junior athlete from Lake Travis high school knew he had elite skills on the hardwood, but it was getting that much-needed self-confidence that he could produce on the gridiron that was lacking before last year.

Quick Thoughts after Texas Basketball scrimmage (w/ quotes)

Andrew Jones (Will Gallagher/IT)

You never want to take too much from a scrimmage. You can’t glean a whole lot from an intrasquad game. But you can see the baseline of where this team is before the 2017-18 season. And it looks a lot better than what we’ve seen in the last few years.

So much athletic ability. So much effort. So much transition. So many 3’s. And what looks to be a full team in Shaka Smart’s 3rd year on the 40 Acres. Some quick thoughts: