April 11, 2024

TRANSACTION | Edmonton inks Azur Kamara (DL)

Azur Kamara with the Kansas Jayhawks | Photo Courtesy: Kansas Athletics

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have signed American Azur Kamara (DL), the club announced Thursday.

Kamara played two seasons at the University of Kansas (2018-19), appearing in 24 games for the Jayhawks where he recorded 66 total tackles, 10.5 tackles-for-loss, and five sacks. In his senior year, the Glendale, Ariz., product was named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and Academic All-Big 12 Second Team. Prior to joining the Jayhawks, he played two seasons at Arizona Western College (2017-18), where he suited up in 22 games..

Kamara is a former member of the Dallas Cowboys, having spent two seasons with the team (2020-21). He played in nine games in the 2021 season, registering three tackles. The 25-year-old lineman also had stints with the Carolina Panthers (2021) and Kansas City Chiefs (2022) and was featured on the HBO docuseries Hard Knocks during the Dallas Cowboys preseason in 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.