TRANSACTIONS | Elks release Antigha and Ffrench

Edmonton makes moves ahead of Week 8 game vs Lions

Maurice Ffrench (88) - Tobi Antigha (5)
Maurice Ffrench (88) - Tobi Antigha (5)

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have released Americans Tobi Antigha (LB) and Maurice Ffrench (WR), the club announced Monday.

In his second season with the Elks, Antigha appeared in one game, recording three defensive tackles and one special teams tackle against the Toronto Argonauts in Week 3. The 29-year-old veteran of six CFL seasons played 12 games for Edmonton in 2022, when he recorded 18 total tackles, one interception and one forced fumble.

Ffrench, who signed with the Elks last November, appeared in four games with the Green and Gold this season. The University of Pittsburgh product ranked fourth on the team in receptions with 15 and had 190 receiving yards. Ffrench scored a touchdown in Week 4 against the Ottawa Redblacks.

The Elks return to action on Saturday, when Edmonton hosts the BC Lions in CFL Week 8 action at Commonwealth Stadium. Kickoff is at 5:00 p.m. MT.



  • Tobi Antigha | AMER | LB | 6’2 | 240 LBS | 1993-03-16 | Tampa, FL | Presbyterian
  • Maurice Ffrench | AMER | WR | 5’11 | 200 LBS | 1998-01-01 | New Brunswick, NJ | Pittsburgh


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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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