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    Ben Wells
    Ben Wells

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Beaumont, Texas

    High School:
    Ozen HS

    Last College:
    Texas

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 200

    Position:
    Defensive Back

    Experience:
    1L

    Honors:
    2010 Honorable Mention All Southland Conference

    01/13/2012

    Wells Added to NFLPA Bowl Roster

    Lumberjack corner Ben Wells named to all-star game

    11/22/2011

    21 Lumberjacks Receive All-SLC Recognition

    Willie Jefferson named SLC Newcomer of the Year

    11/10/2011

    'Jacks Prepare to Host Southeastern Louisiana on Senior Night

    SFA football goes in search of fourth consecutive victory Saturday

    11/05/2011

    Lumberjacks Impressive in Win

    SFA records 59-point victory for third-straight win


    Career Stats

    Wells' 2011 Game-By-Game Statistics

    Wells' 2010 Game-By-Game Statistics

    2010 (Junior): Received honorable mention All-Southland Conference honors ... Played in and started 10 games last season ... Recorded 12 tackles, including seven solo stops ... Was also credited with three pass breakups and a fumble recovery ... Posted a season-high three solo tackles against Lamar ... Also had three stops and recovered a fumble in the win over nationally ranked Northern Iowa.

    2009 (Texas): Appeared in 12 games at safety and on special teams ... Helped UT rank 12th nationally in scoring defense (16.7 ppg), third in total defense (251.9 ypg), first in rushing defense (72.4 ypg), 10th in pass efficiency defense (100.5 rating) and 19th in pass defense (179.6 ypg) ... UT also ranked first nationally in INTs (25) and tied for first in forced turnovers (37) ... Posted 10 tackles, a sack, a TFL, an INT and returned a blocked punt three yards for a TD ... Registered two tackles against ULM ... Notched a tackle and an INT versus UTEP... Scored his first career TD, scooping up a blocked punt and returning it three yards for a score versus Colorado ... Also added a tackle against the Buffaloes ... Recorded a tackle at Oklahoma State ... Notched three tackles and a sack versus UCF ... Added two stops at Baylor.

    2008: Appeared in 12 games at safety and on special teams and posted two tackles ... Recorded a stop against Arkansas ... Added a tackle versus No. 7 Oklahoma State.

    High School: Coached by John Clayton, Sr. at Ozen H.S. ... Prep All-American and all-state selection ... Played in the 2007 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl ... Named the title of top defensive back during the O-D All-American game practice week ... Was a member of ESPN's top 150 national prospects ... Earned a spot on Dave Campbell's Super Team ... Started prep career as a wide receiver before switching to defense before his junior season ... Named first-team 4A all-state by The Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association as a senior ... Tallied 10 tackles and five PBUs to go along with three catches for 75 yards and two TDs ... Earned first-team all-district (22-4A) and first-team All-Greater Houston as a junior ... Helped Ozen to the Division II 4A regional semifinals and a 7-3 record ... Made six tackles and broke up five passes while returning an INT 98 yards for a TD against Worthing.

    Personal: Born in Beaumont, Texas ... majoring in youth and communication studies ... a four-year honor roll student as a prepster ... volunteered as a day-camp counselor at the Beaumont YMCA ... played AAU basketball with current Longhorn basketball player Harrison Smith ... enjoys rapping, video games, computers, cars and music.

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