April 16, 2024

TRANSACTION | Elks sign KiShawn Walker

Kishawn Walker with the San Diego Strike Force in 2024 \ Photo Courtesy: San Diego Strike Force

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Elks have signed American KiShawn Walker (DB), the club announced Tuesday.

Walker joins the Green and Gold after appearing in three games with the San Diego Strike Force of the Indoor Football League (IFL) in 2024, where he recorded 12 total tackles and two interceptions. In his rookie season in the IFL, the Owensboro, Ky., native was selected to the IFL All-Rookie Team as a member of the Northern Arizona Wranglers in 2023. He would finish tied for the league lead in interceptions with eight, while posting 53.5 total tackles, two tackles for loss, nine passes defended and one forced fumble in 17 games. 

Prior to joining the IFL, the 25-year-old attended Houston Texans rookie minicamp in 2022 and had a brief stint with the XFL’s St. Louis Battlehawks.

Collegiately, Walker played his final two seasons at Kentucky Wesleyan College (2020-21). In his final year for the Panthers, the six-foot-two defensive back was named to four different All-American teams, as well as All-Region First Team and All G-MAC First Team. Walker began his college career at Georgetown College (2016-17) before transferring to Western Kentucky (2018-19).

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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