Edmonton Elks sign American receiver Dionte Sykes

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The Edmonton Elks have signed American receiver Dionte Sykes, the club announced Tuesday.

Sykes was signed by Edmonton in February 2022 but was released by the team prior to training camp. The Chandler, Ariz. native played two years of NCAA Division II football with Colorado State Pueblo, recording 26 receptions for 507 yards and one touchdown.

The six-foot-three, 206-pound receiver previously played two seasons of junior college football at Mesa Community College, recording 600 receiving yards on 56 catches and scoring 12 touchdowns.