Matt Elam fans, you got some big news this morning:
After today’s practice, Mark Stoops said he expects Elam to be a big help at nose tackle in his sophomore season for Kentucky’s defense.
Stoops told reporters, “Elam is doing better and better. He’ll be a significant contributor.”
Elam will grow better in time as he sees more reps and works on his quickness off the line. He’s already a handful for opposing centers and guards; he just needs to catch up to the speed of the SEC game.
“How would you like to be a center and line up with him?” Stoops asked, when talking about Elam’s presence in the middle.
More from football practice on the way…