Menu
@
July 9, 2021

Elks make several roster moves

The Edmonton Elks have made the following transactions:

ADDED TO ACTIVE ROSTER:

DB | Nick Pickett | American | Oregon

  • 45 games over four seasons at the University of Oregon (2017-20)
  • 160 total tackles at Oregon
  • Los Angeles native was 3-star prospect from Salesian High School

RB | Tarean Folston | American | Notre Dame

  • 33 games over four seasons at the University of Notre Dame (2013-16)
  • 1,712 career rushing yards at Notre Dame on 343 carries
  • Product of Cocoa High School in Cocoa, Florida

OL | Erick Browne | American | Merrimack College

  • Started 42 games at Merrimack College between 2016-19
  • Team captain at Merrimack during final two seasons (2018 and 2019)
  • Product of Everett High School in Everett, Massachusetts

LB | Curtis Akins | American | Memphis

  • Played 46 games at the University of Memphis from 2015-18
  • 180 solo tackles (276 total), three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries at Memphis
  • Signed by Cincinnati Bengals in 2019; appeared in four pre-season games
  • Previously signed by Toronto (released February 1, 2021)

OL | O’Shea Dugas | American | Louisiana Tech

  • 49 games (43 starts) over four seasons at LA Tech (2015-18)
  • First Team All-Conference USA (2018)
  • Signed by Cincinnati Bengals in 2019; spent 2019 season on reserve/injured list
  • Product of Northside High School in hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana

ADDED TO RETIRED LIST:

OL | Tommie Draheim | American | San Diego State

  • 33 career starts at San Diego State (2007-11)
  • Spent three years in the NFL (2012-14) with a total of six teams
  • Four-year CFL veteran (BC, Ottawa, Edmonton); 2018 and 2019 with Edmonton

TRANSFERRED TO SUSPENDED LIST:

  • LB | Curtis Akins | American | Memphis
  • OL | O’Shea Dugas | American | Louisiana Tech
  • OL | Darrell Brown | American | Louisiana Tech
  • DB | Debione Renfro | American | Texas A&M