Is Matt Elam ready to lead the defensive line?

08/11/2016 08:00 PM

UK’s defensive line has been the big talking point this week, following the departure of Regie Meant. Meant’s leave of absence only adds pressure to Junior Matt Elam, who coaches and fans are hoping can step up this season and be a real force in the middle of the defense. Is he ready to accept that role as an enforcer in the trenches? We can only speculate for now, but here’s our take.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.


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