Florida Gator expect to compete for No.2 cornerback spot
Bills GM Brandon Beane needed a cornerback wanted a cornerback and got a cornerback. “we’ll all sleep good tonight. “said Beane. John Warrow of the Associated Press asked Beane how big of a need was obtaining a cornerback. “He was sitting out there and we just really felt that he would be a great fit in our defense.” Beane replied.
Elam 6’2 190 lbs had 6 interceptions and 26 pass breakups during his 3 year career at Florida. As a Sophomore, Elam earned 1st Team All-Southeastern Conference honors and was a Jim Thorpe semifinalist. As A Freshman he was named to the Freshman All-SEC Team in 5 starts he totaled 3 interceptions but appeared in all 13 games to also pick up Academic honors.
Elam comes from a football family with NFL pedigree. His father Abram played at Notre Dame and Kent State before his 7 year NFL career . His uncle Matt was drafted in the first round by the Baltimore Ravens. “He understands that in order to get anything he wants, he has to work for it,” Abe Elam said.
This was my pick from the beginning at a need and where the Bills where selecting from, this was the best pick. Now Elam can learn from one of the best back end groups in the league with Tre’Davious White, Jordan Poyer, Micah Hyde and Taron Johnson.
Let’s see what Day 2 brings as the Bills pick No. 57 in the 2nd Round and No.89 in the 3rd Round.