Several UK football recruits in Scout’s final Top 300

 Posted by at 1:33 PM on January 15, 2014
Jan 152014
Matt Elam

Matt Elam

Five UK football commitments and top remaining target Matt Elam made the final Top 300 rankings released Wednesday.

Elam — a 6-foot-6 defensive tackle from John Hardin High School — is considered the No. 137 overall prospect in the Class of 2014, according to He will choose between Kentucky and Alabama on Feb. 5.

Conner quarterback Drew Barker is UK’s top-ranked commitment at No. 162 overall. He is followed by Ohio safety Darius West (216th), Ohio receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass (243rd), Florida defensive end Denzel Ware (255th) and Ohio defensive back Mike Edwards (256th).

Barker and Snodgrass have already signed and enrolled at UK. They will participate in spring practice. ranks UK’s class at No. 22 in the country and ninth in the 14-team SEC. Nine of the top 10 committed players in the Class of 2014 are going to SEC schools.

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