Make or Break Year: Matt Elam

In 2016, UK Defensive Tackle Matt Elam is poised to have his best season yet. There's an old adage in football: Games are won and lost in the trenches. With most of Kentucky's production on the defensive line moving on, there's room for concern on that side of the ball. The Wildcats gave up 4.6 yards per carry last year with beasts like CJ Johnson and Farrington Huguenin towing...
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July 21, 2016

Kentucky DT Elam predicts unbeaten season

Much of the talk around Kentucky this offseason has centered around whether this is the year the Wildcats get over the hump and make it to their first bowl game since 2010.But sophomore defensive tackle Matt Elam apparently is thinking about a lot more than a winning record and a lower-tier bowl. Elam, a backup but part of the interior D-line rotation, posted the following tweet...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky DT Matt Elam Makes Former Wildcats QB Jared Lorenzen Look Small

Former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen is in no way a small dude. He’s 6-foot-4, and is listed at 320 pounds. Basically, if you want to make the man affectionately known as the “Hefty Lefty” look small, you have to be a gargantuan human being. Kentucky defensive tackle Matt Elam — who is listed at 6-foot-7 and 375 pounds — is one such person. Yesterday, Lorenzen posted...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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