TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign Dwayne Thompson II (DB)

American finished college career at Valdosta State

Dwayne Thompson II (2) with Indiana State \ Photo Courtesy: Indiana State Athletics
Dwayne Thompson II (2) with Indiana State \ Photo Courtesy: Indiana State Athletics

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed American Dwayne Thompson II (DB), the club announced Wednesday. ​

A six-foot-one defensive back, Thompson spent the 2022 season at Valdosta State University, where he racked up 15 total tackles in four games with the Blazers. The Michigan native previously played at Indiana State from 2018 to 2021, finishing with 20 tackles, one interception and four pass breakups in his junior season with the Sycamores.




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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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