TRANSACTION | Elks move Olumba (DB) to practice roster

Defensive back was placed on retired list in May

Donovan Olumba (2022) \ Edmonton Elks
Donovan Olumba (2022) \ Edmonton Elks

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have moved American defensive back Donovan Olumba from the retired list to the practice roster, the club announced Friday.

Olumba rejoins the Elks being after placed on the retired list on May 10. The Nashville, Tenn., native suited up in two games with the Elks in 2022, recording one interception against the BC Lions on Oct. 21.

The Portland State product appeared in one game for the Dallas Cowboys in the 2020 NFL season. He has also spent time with the Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Rams.

The Elks return to action tonight, when they take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Mosaic Stadium at 7:30 p.m. MT.




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Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

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

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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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