TRANSACTIONS | Elks sign Saulsberry (WR)

Edmonton takes on the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday August 19


EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks announced Wednesday the signing of American ​ Christian Saulsberry (WR).

Saulsberry was an All-Gulf South Conference selection in both of his years (2018, 2019) at West Alabama. As a senior, he led the Tigers with 1,223 all-purpose yards, including a team-high 23 kickoff returns for 614 yards. He was first in the Gulf South Conference with 838 kickoff return yards on 29 returns as a junior.

The native of Southaven, Miss., rejoins the Elks practice roster after being released following training camp. In two preseason games against the Blue Bombers and Stampeders, Saulsberry had two receptions for 18 yards, four carries for nine yards and six kickoff returns for 172 yards.

The Elks return to action on Friday when they take on the Ottawa Redblacks at TD Place Stadium. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. MDT.



  • Christian Saulsberry | AMER | WR | 5’8 | 188 LBS | 1997-12-12 | Southaven, MS | West Alabama
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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