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.

PODCAST: TJ Ford

TJ Ford. (Texassports.com)

In this week’s Inside Texas Podcast, Justin Wells and Ian Boyd welcome Texas-Ex TJ Ford to the show. We’ll talk Texas hoops then and now, the Longhorns chances moving into Big 12 play, and wrap up with a little football talk. Join us at 1:00pm (CT)!!!

Wheeler says Hook’Em

Anthony Wheeler. (Eric Nahlin/IT)

Texas and coach Charlie Strong need linebackers. They just got a good one.

2015 Dallas Skyline 4-star LB Anthony Wheeler has committed to Texas at his Under Armour All-American game today in front of a national TV audience. He chose UT over Oklahoma.

Texas nabs Davis

Davante Davis. (Justin Wells/IT)

He’s known as “the Silencer.”

The Texas Longhorns landed one of the top cornerbacks in Florida today when senior Davante Davis committed to the Longhorns. He’s No. 23 for 2015.

Hogs humble Texas, 31-7

Charlie Strong. (Justin Wells/IT)

An old SWC rivalry was renewed on Monday Night. Too bad only Arkansas showed up.

In a game decided in the trenches, Arkansas proved to be the better, more physical presence as they simply pushed Texas all over NRG Stadium. The Razorbacks defeated Texas, 31-7, in front of an Advocare Texas Bowl record 71, 115 in attendance.