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Matt Elam
Matt Elam
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Matt Elam

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Date of birth
Sep 21, 1991
College
Florida
Height
5-10
Weight
200 Lbs

Bio

Matt Elam is a safety for the Baltimore Ravens. As a rookie Elam started in 15 games for the Ravens in 2013.

Early Life

Elam was born on September 21, 1991 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He attended William T. Dwyer High School and played four positions; defensive back, linebacker, wide receiver and running back. As a senior, he was named Mr. Football in the state of Florida, Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year and an All-American. Elam would commit to attend the University of Florida.

Florida Gators

Elam played three years in Florida under two college coaches, Urban Meyer and Will Muschamp. After making minimal impact in his freshman year, he took over as starter in his sophomore year. He developed into a solid and aggressive tackler. In his last two years he accumulated 154 tackles, 22 of these tackles for a loss, four sacks and six interceptions. Despite being an undersized safety at 5’10, Elam was projected as a top safety in the 2013 draft class.

Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens drafted Elam as the 32nd overall pick of the 2013 draft. Ed Reed’s departure after the 2012 season opened a starting position for Elam to contribute immediately. He would start in 15 games in the 2013 season, making 54 tackles and an interception on a Ravens’ defense that remains solid without former defensive leaders LB Ray Lewis and S Reed.

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
1-10-2015 @ New England Patriots New England Patriots 35-31 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1-3-2015 @ Pittsburgh Steelers Pittsburgh Steelers 17-30 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns 20-10 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Houston Texans Houston Texans 25-13 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Jacksonville Jaguars Jacksonville Jaguars 20-12 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

Matt Elam Set For His Baptism By Fire

Matt Elam Set For His Baptism By Fire

by Cian Fahey

It came as somewhat of a surprise when the Baltimore Ravens released starting SS Bernard Pollard this offseason. Pollard had fit in perfectly with the team’s culture and was a crucial part of its Super Bowl run... Read more