Five-Star Football Recruit Matt Elam Chooses Kentucky Over Alabama
Score one for Mark Stoops: Blue-chip defensive tackle Matt Elam committed to Kentucky over Alabama Thursday, only adding to a pretty nice 2014 recruiting class for the Wildcats.
While there’s disagreement on just how good a prospect Elam is, for Stoops and his staff to fend off Nick Saban and college football’s most powerful program is a massive victory.
Could Elam have seen himself picking UK before Stoops came? "No, sir, not at all."
— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_CJ) January 30, 2014
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