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.

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:

Recruiting Notebook – 9/30/17

Julon Williams. (Justin Wells/IT)

This week’s Notebook starts with an electric athlete from a powerhouse program, an under-the-radar type that won’t be for long, playmaking WR from DFW that might project on defense, and huge JUCO OL from up north. It’s the Recruiting Notebook, y’all.