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Edmonton Elks Strengthen Squad with New Signings: Quarterback Montez and Lineman Mason

3 Key Points

  • Quarterback Steve Montez boasts a record-breaking college career at Colorado with substantial passing yardage and touchdowns.
  • Defensive lineman Trevon Mason brings experience from the XFL and a solid collegiate record with the University of Arizona.
  • Both American players supplement their CFL talents with prior NFL and XFL involvement.

Edmonton Elks Announce Latest Additions

Edmonton’s football scene just got more interesting as the Edmonton Elks have expanded their roster with two American players. Quarterback Steve Montez signed with the team alongside defensive lineman Trevon Mason, as per the official statement released on Thursday.

Steve Montez’s Notable College Stint

Montez’s tenure at Colorado is marked by his standout achievements, where his arm contributed a record 9,649 passing yards, 10,609 yards for total offense, and 63 passing touchdowns. Beyond passing, he delivered 960 yards and 11 touchdowns by foot over his college career. Montez, after going undrafted in the NFL, gained experience with teams like Washington Commanders and Detroit Lions before joining the CFL.

Trevon Mason’s Defensive Prowess

Mason, known for his defensive capabilities, performed notably in the XFL with the Houston Roughnecks, totalizing 16 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and an interception in just 10 games. His college record includes 106 tackles and 15 tackles-for-loss among other stats, earning him All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention recognition as he wrapped his final year at the University of Arizona.

Pro Impact and Future Expectations

Both Montez and Mason have had a brush with the NFL, with stints on various practice squads and preseason games that have equipped them with a wealth of experience. The Elks’ recent signings are strategic, aiming to bolster their lineup with Montez’s offensive command and Mason’s defensive tenacity as they prepare for the upcoming CFL season.

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