May 21, 2024

Elks select DL Antonio Alfano in Supplemental Draft

Lackawanna Athletics

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks have selected defensive tackle Antonio Alfano“>Antonio Alfano in the Supplemental Draft of 2024, the club announced Tuesday.

In doing so, the Elks forfeit their eighth round selection in the 2025 CFL Draft.

The team announced on Wednesday that they have signed Alfano to a contract.

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The native of Livingston, N.J., played the 2023 season at Lackawanna College, where he recorded 14 total tackles, eight tackles-for-loss, four sacks and one forced fumble in five games for the Falcons. Prior to joining Lackawanna, Alfano had stops at the University of Alabama (2019), University of Colorado (2020), and Independence Community College (2021).

Alfano was a five-star recruit and the fifth-ranked overall player in the class of 2019.

The Elks announced later on Wednesday that they have released American defensive lineman Eyabi Okie-Anoma.

Okie-Anoma signed with the Elks on May 16. The native of Baltimore played the 2023 season at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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