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'It was a dream come true'

Matthew Elam was looking for his initial scholarship offer two weeks ago, but now he has risen to the point that he has a pair of SEC extensions to his name. The latter was earned on Saturday while in Tuscaloosa for Alabama's Junior Day. The two-way talent called it a dream come true.

Elizabethtown (Ky.)John Hardin High prospect Matthew Elam entered Saturday with an offer from in-state Kentucky, but he was alerted in what could be the makings of offer No. 2 before getting to Tuscaloosa for Alabama's Junior Day. "I was very excited about it, I went to the Junior Day and I got there early because Nick [Saban] said he wanted to talk to me," he explained. "I went into his office... Recommended Stories

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