TRANSACTION | Elks release QB Williams

Second-year pivot spent 2019 season in Edmonton

EDMONTON – Quarterback Troy Williams has been released by the Edmonton Elks.

The roster move was announced Monday afternoon, as the Elks prepare for their Week 2 matchup with the Montreal Alouettes (Saturday, August 14 | 5:00 p.m. MT | The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium).

Williams, who originally signed with Edmonton in June of 2019, did not dress in the club's Week 1 matchup with the Ottawa RedBlacks.

In two career CFL games, Williams completed one pass for 15 yards, and rushed for 26 yards on 11 carries.


  • Troy Williams | AMER | QB | 6'2 | 208 LBS | 1994-09-11 | Carson, CA | Santa Monica JC
Evan Daum

Evan Daum

VP, Marketing and Fan Engagement, 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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