February 5, 2024

TRANSACTION | Edmonton signs Kaleb Eleby (QB)

Kaleb Eleby with Western Michigan University | Western Michigan University Athletics

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have signed American quarterback Kaleb Eleby, the club announced Monday.

Eleby spent four seasons at Western Michigan University (2019-21), where he passed for 6,084 yards and 45 touchdowns in 24 career games for the Broncos. The Maryland Heights, MO., native had his best season in 2021, throwing for 3,277 yards and 23 touchdowns, while being named to the All-MAC second team.

The 23-year-old pivot was drafted by the Houston Roughnecks in the 2023 XFL Draft, suiting up in one game for the Roughnecks last season, completing four of seven passes for 28 yards. In 2022, Eleby attended Seattle Seahawks NFL rookie mini camp.

2024 marks the 75th season of pro football in Edmonton, as the Elks open a new CFL campaign on Saturday, June 8 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Commonwealth Stadium. Season tickets are available now, with all youth season tickets $75 (17 and under) and adult tickets starting at $175.




The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta.

The club, officially renamed the Elks in June of 2021, has a tradition of excellence having won 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015). Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.

Elks Football…Our Team. Our City.