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Kentucky nose guard Matt Elam is ‘the man now’

“He’s the man now.” That’s what Kentucky defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh said Wednesday about nose guard Matt Elam. With starter Melvin Lewis lost for the remainder of the season to a broken leg, Elam will be the man in … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky football back to work Monday

Big Blue Links for Monday: UK sophomore defensive tackle Matt Elam has some rookie season misconceptions to work through, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. “I thought I was going to be the man,” Elam said on Friday at UK’s Media … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Football is in the air

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Instead of linking all the stories at Kentucky.com covering Friday morning’s ceremonial meet-and-greet with the Kentucky football team, I direct you instead to Kentuckysports.com for the centralized info. There are videos, picture galleries and stories. … Continue reading

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Video: Matt Elam has dropped 30 pounds

After practice on Wednesday, UK big man Matt Elam told the media he is not as big as he once was — going from 390 pounds to 360 pounds.

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Video: Matt Elam on his Big Blue debut

Kentucky true freshman defensive tackle Matt Elam, the heralded Matt Elam, the rather large Matt Elam, talks about his debut in Blue on Saturday.

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UK Football Media Day video: Matt Elam

At UK Football Media Day this morning, heralded and rather large freshman defensive tackle Matt Elam talked about his new and improved eating habits. In other words: Put down that cookie. Related link: More Media Day videos

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Video: Matt Elam is a “bulldozer”

After Kentucky’s first 2014 practice this morning, many of the questions concerned one of the team’s biggest freshman recruits, big defensive lineman Matt Elam, who is big. Here is defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot, defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh and All-SEC … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Tuesday

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith is still questionable going into fall camp, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Miles Simpson forced to give up football, reports Smith. Kentucky hoops legends give theories as to why state’s … Continue reading

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Why Matt Elam is such a big get for Kentucky

Back in the day, I heard none other than Hal Mumme tell a UK alumni group in Alabama that the hardest thing to find in the SEC is a defensive lineman who has size and ability, and can pass the … Continue reading

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My prediction: Matt Elam picks Kentucky

Big day for Kentucky football. Prized target Matt Elam, the mammoth defensive lineman from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, is scheduled to announce his college choice at noon. My prediction: It will be a big day for Kentucky football. … Continue reading

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