Army Bowl notebook: Decision time
December, 30, 2013
By Damon Sayles | ESPN.com
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.