Edmonton Elks select LB Eteva Mauga-Clements with first overall pick in 2024 CFL Global Draft

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The Edmonton Elks have selected linebacker Eteva Mauga-Clements with the first overall pick in the 2024 CFL Global Draft out of the University of Nebraska.

The six-foot-one, 218-pound defender ran a 4.73-second forty-yard dash at the CFL Combine in Winnipeg along with a 6.90-second three-cone, 4.14-second shuttle, 119-inch broad jump, 35-inch vertical jump, and 13 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press.

The native of American Samoa played three collegiate seasons with the Cornhuskers and made two starts, recording 45 total tackles, four tackles for loss, one sack, one pass knockdown, and one forced fumble.

The full list of selections from the 2024 CFL Global Draft is as follows.

1 (1) Edmonton Elks — LB Eteva Mauga-Clements, Nebraska
1 (2) Ottawa Redblacks — P Matt Hayball, Vanderbilt
1 (3) Saskatchewan Roughriders — DL Tyrone Taleni, USC
1 (4) Calgary Stampeders — TE Ron Tiavaasue, New Mexico State
1 (5) Hamilton Tiger-Cats — P Nik Constantinou, Texas A&M
1 (6) B.C. Lions — K Carl-Heinrich Meyer, No College
1 (7) Toronto Argonauts — P Jeremy Edwards, Eastern Kentucky
1 (8) Winnipeg Blue Bombers — LB Fabian Weitz, Cologne Centurions
1 (9) Montreal Alouettes — P Sam Clark, James Madison

2 (10) Edmonton Elks — DL David Olajiga, Central Michigan
2 (11) Ottawa Redblacks — LB Heston Lameta, Northern Arizona
2 (12) Saskatchewan Roughriders — P Jordy Sandy, TCU
2 (13) Calgary Stampeders — DL Julius Welschof, UNC-Charlotte
2 (14) Hamilton Tiger-Cats — REC Thomas Yassmin, Utah
2 (15) B.C. Lions — P Tory Taylor, Iowa
2 (16) Toronto Argonauts — DL Denzel Daxon, Illinois
2 (17) Winnipeg Blue Bombers — DB Lucky Ogbevoen, Tirol Raiders
2 (18) Montreal Alouettes — OL Nouredin Nouili, Nebraska

With the 2024 CFL Global Draft complete, the 2024 CFL Draft will get underway on Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. EDT.