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 Abernathy is the producer for KSTV. A recent graduate from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism, Clayton covered UK sports throughout his four year college career for various radio and television stations, including an internship with KSTV last summer. He is passionate about UK sports, and loves to apply that passion to his work every day. He loves to eat, run, explore nature, jam with his buddies, and play basketball and golf on the weekends. You can follow Clayton on Twitter @Abernathy_cn2.

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