July 17, 2017

Esks add OL Ruby, LB Jackson

David Chidley/CFL.ca

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Eskimos have signed national offensive lineman Jacob Ruby and national linebacker Kevin Jackson, the team announced Monday.

Montreal selected Ruby 8th overall in the 2015 CFL draft and appeared in three games during his rookie season and 17 this past season. The first round pick was released by the Als earlier in July.

Ottawa selected Jackson 34th overall (4th round) in the 2016 CFL Draft. Jackson has spent the last two seasons in Ottawa where he has appeared in five games.