Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Matt Elam, a 6-foot-5, 360-pound, defensive tackle from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown is one of the top overall prospects in the state of Kentucky from the 2014 class. Charlie Strong and his staff have been pursuing Elam for quite some time. Although the Cards have always been one of the main schools under consideration, I’m not sure if they’ve ever been considered the favorite. Unfortunately, Louisville’s chances of landing the All American appear to be getting slimmer. Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal was on hand at John Hardin High School on Tuesday afternoon as Elam was recognized in front of his peers for making the Army All American Team. Elam tells Jones that although Louisville is still being considered, they’re not in his top three at the time. As of right now, Elam tells Jones that Alabama, Kentucky and Notre Dame as his three leaders. Louisville, Ohio State and Tennessee are all still in the mix, but they have some work to do if they want to land the five sta...
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