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June 4, 2022

TRANSACTIONS | Elks announce final training camp cuts

The Edmonton Elks roster has come into focus, as the club announced its final set of training camp cuts Saturday evening.

A total of 21 players were released ahead of Saturday’s CFL roster deadline of 8:00 p.m. MDT.

An additional 10 players were moved to the practice roster, with one player moved to the suspended list.

Edmonton now shifts its focus to preparing for the club’s CFL season opener on Saturday, June 11th as they take on the B.C. Lions from B.C. Place Stadium.

RELEASED

  • Victor Abraham | AMER | LB | 6’4 | 230 LBS | 1998-11-13 | Canton, MI | Saginaw Valley State
  • Dotun Aketepe | NAT | DB | 6’0 | 190 LBS | 1997-03-03 | NIGERIA | Guelph
  • Ka’Ron Ashley | AMER | WR | 6’3 | 165 LBS |1998-08-17 | Jacksonville, FL | West Florida
  • Blaise Barber | NAT | LS | 6’2 | 250 LBS | 1998-12-21 | Hamilton, ON | McMaster
  • Jean-Paul Cimankinda | NAT | RB | 6’1 | 225 LBS | 1999-07-06 | Ottawa, ON | Ottawa
  • Kenan Clarke | NAT | DB | 5’11 | 188 LBS | 1998-02-21 | Pickering, ON | Cornell
  • Tyler Clucas-Warren | NAT | OL | 6’7 | 330 LBS | 1997-11-15 | Toronto, ON | St. Mary’s
  • Jhavonte Dean | AMER | DB | 6’1 | 185 LBS | 1995-12-14 | Homestead, FL | Univ. of Miami
  • Nate Edwards | NAT | LB | 6’2 | 237 LBS | 1998-04-05 | Ancaster, ON | McMaster
  • Nate Hamlin | NAT | DB | 6’0 | 195 LBS | 1995-06-24 | Ottawa, ON | Carleton
  • Greg Hutchins | NAT | K | 6’4 | 210 LBS | 1997-02-04 | Bedford, NS | UBC
  • Peter Kourtis | NAT | OL | 6’6 | 300 LBS | 1998-01-02 | Toronto, ON | Saint Mary’s
  • Caleb Lightbourn | AMER | K | 6’4 | 235 LBS | 1997-11-12 | Washougal, WASH | Idaho
  • Emanuel McGirt | AMER | OL | 6’6 | 305 LBS | Durham, NC | NC State
  • Terrance Roberts | AMER | RB | 5’10 | 210 | 1997-05-07 | Phoenix, AZ | Central Oklahoma
  • Quart’e Sapp | AMER | LB | 6’2 | 223 LBS | 1997-03-08 | Alpharetta, GA | Tennessee
  • Christian Saulsberry | AMER | WR | 5’8 | 188 LBS | 1997-12-12 |South Haven, MS | West Alabama
  • Brandon Smith | AMER | OL | 6’8 | 327 | 1994-12-04 | Kernersville, NC | East Carolina
  • JD Spielman | AMER | WR | 6’4 | 230 LBS | 1998-11-13 | Canton, MI | Saginaw Valley State
  • Jeawon Taylor | AMER | DB | 6’2 | 190 LBS | 1998-02-05 | Montgomery, AL | Florida
  • Jalen Tolliver | AMER | WR | 6’3 | 210 LBS | 1995-12-30 | Rayville, LA | Arkansas-Monticello

MOVED TO PRACTICE ROSTER

  • Michael Beaudry | NAT | QB | 6’5 | 248 LBS | 1997-07-13 | Regina, SK | Idaho
  • Marc-David Bien-Aime | NAT | OL | 6’5 | 350 LBS | 1996-11-30 | Montreal, QC | Fresno State
  • Rashaun Simonise | NAT | WR | 6’4 | 200 LBS | 1995-05-31 | Vancouver, BC | Calgary
  • Cole Nelson | NAT | DL | 6’6 | 321 LBS | 1997-03-12 | Ponoka, AB |Alberta
  • Nicholas Summach | NAT | OL | 6’8 | 335 LBS | 1996-10-12 | Saskatoon, SK | Saskatchewan
  • Rafael Gaglianone | GLB | PK | 5’11 | 240 LBS| 1994-12-26 | Sao Paulo, Brazil | Wisconsin
  • Raphael Leonard | AMER | WR | 6’2 | 190 LBS | 1997-05-26 | Starkville, MS | Southern Illinois
  • Sherman Badie | AMER | RB | 6’0 | 205 LBS | 1997-01-18 | Metairie, LA | Tulane
  • ‘Charles Nelson | AMER | WR | 5’8 | 169 LBS | Daytona Beach, FL | Oregon
  • Anthony Hoskins | AMER | DB | 6’3 | 188 LBS | 1997-12-12 | Oakland, CA | Weber State

MOVED TO SUSPENDED LIST

  • Jacob Plamondon | NAT | 6’3 | 230 LBS | 1998-11-06 | Red Deer, AB | Calgary