March 4, 2024

TRANSACTION | Elks sign Jonathan Buskey (OL)

Jonathan Buskey (71) with the Elizabeth City State VIkings | Photo Courtesy: ​ ECSU Athletics

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have signed American offensive lineman Jonathan Buskey, the club announced Monday.

Buskey, 25, played the 2023 season at Elizabeth City State University, suiting up in eight games for the Vikings. The six-foot-seven lineman most recently took part in the third annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Pigskin Showdown in December 2023, an All-Star game for HBCU draft-eligible players.

Prior to joining Elizabeth City State, the Mobile, Ala., native spent one season at Chowan University (2021) and three seasons at Coffeyville Community College (2017-19), where he received KJCCC All-Conference honourable mention in 2018 and 2019.

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.

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