TRANSACTIONS | Elks ink TCU WR Spielman

Edmonton continues to add to their roster in the last week of camp



EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks have signed J.D. Spielman (WR), the club announced Monday.

Spielman spent the past two seasons at TCU (2020-2021), appearing in seven games for ​ the Horned Frogs, recording 13 receptions for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Prior to joining TCU, the Minneapolis native played three seasons at Nebraska (2017-19), racking up 170 catches for 2,546 yards and 15 touchdowns. He also earned All-Big Ten honors for three straight seasons with the Cornhuskers and led them in receiving ​ yards and touchdown catches in 2019.

Spielman is the son of former Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman.

Elks training camp continues today at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.



  • JD Spielman | AMER | WR | 6'4 | 230 LBS | 1998-11-13 | Canton, MI | Saginaw Valley State


Hernan Salas

Hernan Salas

Coordinator, Communications (Media Relations), Edmonton Elks Football Club


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About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

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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