Getting acclimated to the
The former Florida All-American has been picking up the defense quickly and hasn't displayed any hesitation while lining up at strong safety.
Although the more difficult litmus tests will occur in training camp and the regular season, Elam has made a positive impression on the Ravens' veteran defensive backs.
"Matt looks good," Ravens veteran free safety
Drafted 32nd overall with the final pick of the first round by the
"Matt's a great player, he's a great guy," Ihedigbo said. "I played with his brother, Abe, with the Jets, so he comes with a great pedigree. I'm excited. At the end of the day, the best 11 players will be on the field."
The 5-foot-10, 210-pound Elam recorded 176 career tackles, 24 for losses, six interceptions and two forced fumbles in three seasons for the Gators before being picked in the first round by general manager Ozzie Newsome.
"He's a great young man, quiet young man but not quiet on the field," cornerback