TRANSACTION | Elks extend LB ​ Morgan

Notre Dame product will remain in Green and Gold through 2024

Nyles Morgan in action with the Edmonton Elks (2022).
Nyles Morgan in action with the Edmonton Elks (2022).

EDMONTON — Nyles Morgan (LB) has inked an extension that will keep him with the Edmonton Elks through 2024.

In only six games last season, the Notre Dame product registered 41 defensive tackles, leading the CFL with 6.83 defensive tackles per game. Morgan also recorded a special teams tackle and a forced fumble.

As a first-year CFL player in 2021, Morgan led the Green and Gold with 66 defensive tackles and was the unanimous selection as team nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie.

Prior to joining the Elks, Morgan played in the Spring League with the Jousters (2021), and before that spent the 2020 season in the XFL with the Seattle Dragons.

Over four seasons at Notre Dame (2014-17), Morgan appeared in 44 games, combining for 243 total tackles and six sacks. His 47 tackles as a freshman in 2014 was the eighth highest total in program history, as he was named Notre Dame Defensive Newcomer of the Year.

Also announced was the release of American Scooby Carter Jr. (DB).




  • Scooby Carter Jr. | AMER | DB | 6'0 | 205 LBS | 2000-12-20 | Mansfield, TX | Alabama
Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

Coordinator, Communications (Media Relations), Edmonton Elks Football Club


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About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

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

The club has a tradition of excellence with 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015) and 52 members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. 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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