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Matt Wells and his kids called to congratulate Jordyn Brooks after his draft selection in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, and Brooks turned it back on his coach. The NFL-bound linebacker thanked Wells and his staff for pushing him to be better and to be a leader.

It's videos like this that give me a good feeling that Wells is actually building the culture he's always talking about. You can't quantify something like rebuilding a culture, especially when the team is 4-8. These glimpses make me get the sense that the players believe Wells is making a difference.

The credit also extends to Defensive coordinator Keith Patterson who also called Jordyn Brooks. We got even more of a glimpse into the kind of player and man Brooks is.

If everyone can buy in like Jordyn Brooks did, the Red Raiders will flip that record sooner rather than later.