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Kyle
Saxelid
#69 Offensive Lineman
Kyle
Saxelid
#69 Offensive Lineman
Height 6'8
Weight 320 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1995-04-13 (29)
Born Elk Grove, CA
School UNLV
Status NAT

CFL: 5th season

Stamps: 1st season

 

Games played through 2023

Regular season: 38

Playoffs: 0

Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on May 1, 2024.

 

Pro path

  • 2018 – Signed with Nebraska Danger (Indoor Football League)
  • 2019 – Signed with Rapid City River Kings (Indoor Football League)
  • 2019 – Drafted in second round (12th overall) by Edmonton (CFL)
  • 2022 – Traded by Edmonton on May 2 along with national linebacker Grant McDonald and second overall pick in 2022 global draft to Hamilton Tiger-Cats in exchange for first- and third-round picks in 2022 draft and ninth overall pick in 2022 global draft

 

2023

(Hamilton) Saxelid dressed as a reserve offensive lineman for the Tiger-Cats’ season-opener. He spent the remainder of the season on the injured list.

 

2022

(Hamilton) In his first season with the Tiger-Cats, Saxelid played nine games and made a pair of starts.

 

2021

(Edmonton) Saxelid played and started 11 games for the Elks. He made starts at three different positions on the offensive line – left tackle, left guard and right tackle.

 

2020

(Edmonton) Saxelid was under contract with Edmonton but the season was cancelled because of the global pandemic.

 

2019

(Edmonton) Saxelid dressed for all 18 games as a rookie and made five starts. He made his CFL debut in Week 1 at home against the Montreal Alouettes and his first career start came five weeks later at Montreal.

 

Notable

First game: June 14, 2019, vs Montreal

 

College

Saxelid played four seasons (2014-17) at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He played a total of 48 games for the Rebels and made 39 starts. He was a four-time academic all-Mountain West Conference honouree.

 

Personal

Saxelid holds Canadian citizenship through his mother Cheryl Fraser, who was born in New Brunswick. He is an alumnus of Cosumnes Oaks High School in Elk Grove, Calif., and played on both sides of the ball for the Wolfpack. Saxelid recorded 44 tackles and three sacks during his senior season.

Seasons

Offence

YEAR TEAM GP
2019
EDM 18
2021
EDM 12
2022
HAM 9
2023
HAM 2
Total
41

Game Log

Offence

DATE WEEK OPP
06-09
1 WPG
08-17
11 EDM
Total

Player Transactions

DATE TEAM ACTION STATUS