TRANSACTION| Elks sign Marcus Lewis (DB)

Defensive back played for the Ottawa Redblacks in 2021

Marcus Lewis with Maryland in 2019 \ Photo Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Marcus Lewis with Maryland in 2019 \ Photo Courtesy: Maryland Athletics

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed American Marcus Lewis (DB), the club announced Monday. ​

Lewis played four games for the Ottawa Redblacks in 2021, recording nine total tackles. He signed with the Elks in Feb. 2022 before being released prior to training camp.

Last season Lewis appeared in six games for the Philadelphia Stars of the USFL, recording 13.5 tackles (11 solo, 5 assists).

Collegiately the Washington, DC., native spent two seasons with the University of Maryland (2018-19), racking up 44 total tackles, two interceptions, six pass breakups, and one fumble recovery in 15 games for the Terrapins. Lewis played his freshman and sophomore years with Florida State before transferring for his junior year.

In addition, the Elks have released Felix Harper (QB).




  • Felix Harper | AMER | QB | 5’11 | 180 LBS | 1998-08-03 | Fairburn, GA | Alcorn State
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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