September 12, 2006

Wells hoping for early start to his UT career

Beaumont Ozen cornerback Ben Wells was one of the few Longhorn commitments that did not attend last weekend's game against Ohio State, but the Rivals100 member said it was a simple oversight on his part, and he intends to make a few trips to Austin in the coming weeks to make up for his absence.

The 6-foot, 174-pound Wells is considered to be one of the top defensive back prospects in all of America, and he had schools from around the country showing interest before his early commitment to Texas. Shortly after his pledge, Wells hinted that he might consider taking some other visits, but he's since had a change of heart. Several coaching staffs have tried to contact him this month, but the blue-chip defender said he wants no part of it.

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