69  Matt Elam
Matt  Elam


Elizabethtown, Ky.

High School:
John Hardin

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 360

Defensive Tackle



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Kentucky-ULM Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 48, ULM 14


Kentucky-South Carolina Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 45, South Carolina 38


Kentucky-UT Martin Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 59, UT Martin 14


FB vs. ULM, 101114

Football defeats ULM 48-14 on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

High School: A five-star recruit by and four-star prospect by and ... ranked him the No. 2 prospect in Kentucky ... ranked him the No. 13 defensive tackle in the nation and No. 164 prospect in the nation ... rated him the 11th-best defensive tackle prospect in the nation ... Named a MaxPreps 2013 Medium Schools All-American ... Named second-team All-USA by USA Today ... Won the Paul Hornung Award as the Kentucky Player of the Year as a senior, totaling 85 tackles and four quarterback sacks ... First-team all-state by The Associated Press and the Louisville Courier-Journal ... Selected to the "Class of the Commonwealth" team by the Lexington Herald-Leader ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Had 65 tackles as a sophomore with 19 tackles for loss, four sacks and three fumbles forced ... Helped lead his high school to the semifinals of the 5A state playoffs his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Was named first-team all-state by the Associated Press as a sophomore ... Four-year letterman who played every position in the offensive and defensive lines at some point during his career ... Coached by Chad Lewis ... Picked Kentucky over Alabama and Notre Dame, also considered Indiana, Louisville, Ohio State and Tennessee.
Personal: Born in Elizabethtown, Ky. ... Son of Mamie Reed ... Major is undecided.
Matt Says ... My nickname is: Big Daddy ... I couldn't live without my: mom ... My favorite part of game day is: playing ... The celebrity I'd like to be best friends with is: LeBron James.

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium