|Annual salary||$3.1 Million|
|Born||August 10 1973|
|Place of birth||Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Utah State|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||44–34 (.564 win pct.)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|1 Mountain West Mountain Division (2013)|
|2 Mountain West Coach of the Year (2013, 2018)|
|Career player statistics (if any)'|
College playing careerEdit
Wells was a redshirt freshman during Utah State's 1993 Las Vegas Bowl season. He played quarterback in 16 games during the 1994 and 1995 seasons at USU, passing for 2,013 yards and 11 touchdowns. He was on the 1996 Big West Conference co-championship team, but did not play in a game. Wells was a three-year letterman from 1994 to 1996.
Wells spent five years at the U.S. Naval Academy (1997–2001) as its quarterbacks coach, fullbacks coach and wide receivers coach. He also served as the junior varsity head coach and offensive coordinator for three years. From 2002 to 2006 he was tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at Tulsa.
He had two coaching stints at New Mexico, serving as the Lobos' wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator from 2007 to 2008 and wide receivers and kickoff return unit coach in 2010. In 2009, Wells served as the quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator at Louisville.
Wells has had at least one coach on his staff who later became head coach of another school. Josh Heupel became the head coach at the University of Central Florida after the departure of Scott Frost for the University of Nebraska. Heupel previously served under Wells in 2015 as the Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Utah State Aggies (Mountain West Conference) (2013–2018)|
|2013||Utah State||9–5||7–1||1st (Mountain)||W Poinsettia|
|2014||Utah State||10–4||6–2||T–2nd (Mountain)||W New Mexico|
|2015||Utah State||6–7||5–3||T–2nd (Mountain)||L Famous Idaho Potato|
|2016||Utah State||3–9||1–7||6th (Mountain)|
|2017||Utah State||6–7||4–4||T–4th (Mountain)||L Arizona|
|2018||Utah State||10–2||7–1||T–1st (Mountain)||New Mexico*|
|Utah State:||44–34||30–18||* Did not coach bowl game|
|Texas Tech Red Raiders (Big 12 Conference) (2019–present)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl game.|