Canadian OL Jacob Ruby signs one-year extension with Eskimos

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The Edmonton Eskimos have extended national offensive lineman Jacob Ruby, keeping him in green and gold through the 2021 season.

Ruby was set to become a free agent in February.

Ruby originally signed in Edmonton in 2017 after spending two seasons in Montreal, where the Alouettes drafted him in the first round, eighth overall during the 2015 CFL Draft. In three seasons with the Esks, Ruby has appeared in 40 games with 19 starts.