TRANSACTIONS | Elks ink DeBrossard, Meskell

Edmonton releases long snapper Zachary Greenberg

EDMONTON - Chris Jones continued to add to his roster Thursday, as the club announced the signing of American Darion DeBrossard (OL) and Global Ryan Meskell (P/K).

Listed primarily as an offensive lineman, DeBrossard saw action on the defensive line throughout his four-year collegiate career. The native of Snellville, Georgia, appeared in nine games for the Austin Peay Governors in 2019 and spent four years (2015-2018) at Vanderbilt playing in 11 games for the Commodores. ​

Global Kicker Ryan Meskell joins the Elks after spending three seasons with the University of Hawaii. The Australian born kicker converted on 26-of-39 field goal attempts throughout his college career and was named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List in 2019.

Also announced was the release of National long snapper Zachary Greenberg.



  • Darion DeBrossard| AMER | OL | 6’4 | 295 LBS | Snellville, GA | Vanderbilt
  • Ryan Meskell | GLB | P/K | 6'0 | 185 LBS | Gold Coast, AUS | Hawaii


  • Zachary Greenberg | NAT | LS | 5'11 | 220 LBS | 1997-05-17 (24) | Winnipeg, MB | Minnesota Crookston
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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