Elam sets announcement

Elam will announce his decision at noon Thursday.

Elizabethtown (Ky.) John Hardin defensive tackle Matt Elam announced via Twitter [@FballIsLife69] that he will announce his college decision at noon Thursday.

@FballIsLife69 I Will Be Making My College Decision On Thursday At 12pm !!! #BBN #Bama ##UK #RollTide

Elam will announce between Kentucky and Alabama. He took an official visit to Alabama the weekend of Jan. 17 and visited Kentucky Dec. 13. He also took an unofficial visit to Lexington Saturday.

His 247Sports' Crystal Ball currently has Elam 64 percent likely to choose Kentucky Thursday.

Elam was originally slated to announce his college decision at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio Jan. 4 but decided to postpone.

He is rated as the No. 21 overall prospect in the 2014 class and the nation's No. 3 defensive tackle according to 247Sports.

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