TRANSACTION | Elks sign Kalen Hicks (DB)

Hawaii alumnus brings IFL experience to Green and Gold

Kalen Hicks with Hawaii | Photo Courtesy: University of Hawaii
Kalen Hicks with Hawaii | Photo Courtesy: University of Hawaii

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

Hicks played four seasons of NCAA Division I FBS football at the University of Hawaii (2016-19). The Las Vegas, Nev., native notched 138 total tackles, two sacks, one interception and eight pass deflections in 36 career games for the Rainbow Warriors.

Hicks has appeared in six games for the Vegas Knight Hawks of the Indoor Football League over the last two seasons, recording 24 total tackles, one sack and one interception in six games. He previously played for the Northern Arizona Wranglers of the IFL in 2021.



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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