March 13, 2024

TRANSACTION | Edmonton signs Jeremiah Jackson-Trotter (DL)

Jeremiah Jackson-Trotter with Davenport University (2023) | Photo Courtesy: Davenport University Athletics

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have signed American defensive lineman Jeremiah Jackson-Trotter, the team announced Wednesday.

Jackson-Trotter played the 2023 season at Davenport University, where he racked up 37 total tackles, nine tackles-for-loss, three sacks and three pass deflections in 10 games with the Panthers. The Nevada native finished tied for the team lead in tackles-for-loss and was fourth on the team in tackles, while being named All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Honorable Mention. Prior to joining the Panthers, the six-foot-seven lineman attended Fort Hays State University in 2022, leading the team in tackles-for-loss (12) and sacks (7.5) in nine games with the Tigers. He also played at East Los Angeles College from 2019 to 2021.

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.