TRANSACTION | Elks sign Adam Raine (DL)

Englishman was Honourable Mention All-Ivy League at Yale

Adam Raine with Yale \ Photo Courtesy: Yale Athletics
Adam Raine with Yale \ Photo Courtesy: Yale Athletics

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed Global Adam Raine (DL), the club announced Tuesday. ​

A six-foot-four defensive lineman from Basingstoke, England, Raine spent four seasons (2018-22) at Yale University, where he recorded 71 total tackles, five sacks, three pass knockdowns and one fumble recovery in 32 games with the Bulldogs. Raine earned honorable mention All-Ivy recognition as a senior last fall.

Raine recently spent time in mini camp with the NFL's Washington Commanders.

The Elks continue training camp at Commonwealth Stadium in advance of their first pre-season game against the Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium on May 22.




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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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