TRANSACTION | Elks sign CJ Jones (DB)

Nevada native comes to Edmonton after NCAA Div II career

CJ Jones (3) in action with the Reddies \ Photo Courtesy: Henderson State Athletics
CJ Jones (3) in action with the Reddies \ Photo Courtesy: Henderson State Athletics

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed American CJ Jones (DB), the club announced Wednesday. ​

Jones spent two seasons of NCAA Division II football at Henderson State of the Great American Conference (2018-19), totalling 97 total tackles, one interception, 14 pass deflections and three forced fumbles in 22 games for the Reddies.

The Nevada native previously played at Southern Oregon University (2015-17), where he had 52 tackles and three pass break ups in 2017 and was a ​ member of the Academic All-Frontier Conference team in 2016.

In 2022, Jones suited up for the Vegas Knight Hawks of the Indoor Football League, recording 15 total tackles, one interception, six pass deflections in four games.



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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