TRANSACTIONS | Aketepe, Hoover added to injured list
Pair of nationals sidelined as regular season approaches
EDMONTON – Dotun Aketepe and Jordan Hoover have been added to the Edmonton Elks' six-game injured list.
The transactions were announced Tuesday morning, as the Elks prepare to open their 2021 CFL regular season schedule on Saturday, August 7 against the Ottawa RedBlacks.
Aketepe, who was in his first CFL season after being drafted in the fourth round of the 2020 CFL Draft, suffered a torn ACL in his right knee early in training camp. The University of Guelph product is set to undergo surgery within the month.
Hoover, meanwhile, was entering his fourth season in Edmonton after being taken 31st overall in the 2017 CFL Draft by the Green and Gold. He has been added to the six-game injured list due to personal reasons.
ADDED TO SIX-GAME INJURED LIST
- Dotun Aketepe | NAT | DB | 6'0 | 190 LBS | 1997-03-03 | Barrie, ON | Guelph
- Jordan Hoover | NAT | S | 6'2 | 190 LBS | 1993-03-22 | Sault Ste. Marie, ON | Waterloo