Army Bowl notebook: Decision time 

December, 30, 2013
12/30/13
9:30
PM PT

SAN ANTONIO -- Day 1 is in the books for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Here is Monday’s notebook featuring some of the nation’s top players:

Elam in his element; ready to choose UK or Bama

At 6-foot-6 and more than 350 pounds, ESPN 300 defensive tackle Matt Elam (Elizabethtown, Ky./John Hardin) is a big man, and he’s used to being the bully on the football field.

Being at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, however, has made him appreciate football at the next level. What he’s heard all his life is true: The players are bigger, faster, stronger.

Or, as he was able to see firsthand during Monday’s first day of practice, a combination of all three.

2014 TEAM LEADERS

PASSINGATTCOMPYDSTD
B. Hundley1047510417
RUSHINGCARYDSAVGTD
P. Perkins774415.72
B. Hundley371463.92
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGTD
J. Payton2441717.43
D. Fuller181096.10
TEAMRUSHPASSTOTAL
Offense175.5304.8480.3
TEAMPFPAMARGIN
Scoring3824.813.3