Edmonton Elks

Elks Sign DB Brian Hughes Jr.

February 20, 2024 - Canadian Football League (CFL)
Edmonton Elks News Release

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Elks have signed American defensive back Brian Hughes Jr., the club announced Tuesday.

Hughes Jr. played his senior year at Bethel University TN (2023), where he received Second Team All Mid-South Conference honours. In 13 games for the Wildcats he racked up 84 total tackles, 6.5 tackles-for-loss, one interception and two pass deflections. Prior to joining Bethel University, the native of Richmond Hill, Ga., appeared in 11 games for Kentucky Christian University in 2022, recording 57 total tackles, one sack and two interceptions.

2024 marks the 75th season of pro football in Edmonton, as the Elks open a new CFL campaign on Saturday, June 8 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Commonwealth Stadium. Season tickets are available now, with all youth season tickets $75 (17 and under) and adult tickets starting at $175.



Brian Hughes Jr. | AMER | DB | 6'3 | 195 LBS | 1999-03-29 | Richmond Hill, GA | Bethel University TN

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