TRANSACTION | Saxelid inks extension
UNLV product now signed through 2023 CFL season
EDMONTON – Kyle Saxelid has signed a two-year extension with the Edmonton Elks.
The contract was announced Monday morning, as the six-foot-seven offensive lineman is now under contract through the 2023 CFL season.
A product of UNLV, Saxelid was taken 12th overall by the Green and Gold in the 2019 CFL Draft. A national by virtue of his Canadian mother, Saxelid played 18 regular season games for Edmonton during his 2019 rookie season, starting five times.
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The Elk Grove, Calif. product was a three-time Academic All-Mountain West Conference player during his four seasons at UNLV (2014-17).
Saxelid missed the Elks season opening game against Ottawa with a back injury.
Edmonton is back in action this Saturday when the Montreal Alouettes are in town. Kickoff at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. MT.