Edmonton Elks sign Canadian safety Scott Hutter to two-year extension

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The Edmonton Elks have signed National safety Scott Hutter to a two-year contract extension that will keep him in green and gold through 2024.

A product of Wilfrid Laurier University, Hutter was drafted by Edmonton in the sixth round of the 2019 CFL Draft and spent his first two seasons with the club as a core special teamer, making 16 tackles in kick coverage in just 15 appearances.

He entered his third campaign in a similar depth role but quickly seized control of a starting job in the secondary. In 16 games (12 starts) so far in 2022, Hutter has notched 53 defensive tackles, nine more on special teams and one forced fumble.

Prior to his CFL career, the London, Ontario native was a second-team OUA all-star with the Golden Hawks. In 30 games at Laurier, Hutter amassed 135.5 total tackles, six-and-a-half quarterback sacks, 13 pass knockdowns, and 11 interceptions.