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TRANSACTION | Saxelid inks extension

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.

Click here for Saxelid's career stats and full bio

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.

Evan Daum
Evan Daum Manager, Communications & Media Relations, Edmonton Elks Football Club


About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. 

The club, officially renamed the Elks in June of 2021, has a tradition of excellence having won 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015). Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focussed on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.

The Edmonton Elks Football Club
The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium
11000 Stadium Road
Edmonton, AB
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