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.

Pre-Scoopidor: 12/14/17

DaShaun White. (courtesy of White)

Between now and NSD1, then between NSD1 and NSD2 on Feb. 7th, there’s a lot of room for kids looking around, official visits, minds being changed, and all that other “fun” stuff that could happen.

I decided to unload the notebook with quotes/insight on the latest from the juniors and seniors on UT’s radar. Here goes.

Texas lands 4-star Army All American OL

Junior Angilau on his in-home with Derek Warehime (via Angilau)

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — In an extremely deep and talented pool of prospects headed to Texas from its Class of 2018, the must-need offensive tackle just made the rich get richer. Senior 4-Star OT and Army All-American Sione “Junior” Angilau committed to Texas tonight. Angilau chose UT over offers from Oregon, USC, UCLA, and Utah. 

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.