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.

IT Podcast w/ Wells & Boyd: Crazy Times

Texas players before the RS. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In some of the most dramatic days since UT’s loss to Kansas in Lawrence, Justin Wells and Ian Boyd deliver the IT Podcast with theme – Crazy, by Seal. We discuss Post-KU, Pre-TCU, coaching latest, and give a case for each Longhorn named finalist for major awards at the end of the year. It’s bowl eligibility and finishing Strong in this edition of the Inside Texas Podcast.

IT Podcast w/ Wells & Boyd – Every Little Step


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This week’s IT Podcast with Justin Wells and Ian Boyd discusses the Good, Bad, and the Bigger Picture after UT’s 45-37 win over Texas Tech in Lubbock. We also preview another big game this week, No. 16 West Virginia hits Austin. This week’s theme is Every Little Step by Bobby Brown. Listen here !!

1-on-1 with 2017 UT Target: Coy McMillon

Coy McMillon. (courtesy of DFW)

ABILENE – There’s another McMillon coming down the pipeline.

The 6-foot-4, 275-pounder from Abilene isn’t a stranger to the recruiting game. The Tulsa commit has had his fair share of suitors since a breakout summer in which he hit multiple camps and garnering tons of exposure. For a west Texas kid, that can be hard to come by. And Texas noticed.

Early Friday Scoopage

Bryson Smith. (courtesy of Mark Martin/ETSN)

As Eric and myself putting the finishing touches on a loaded Humidor, here’s some recruiting notes to tide you over. We’ve got the Texas-Baylor visitor list, and three prospects to watch, including two UT commits and one on the Horns radar.