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Esks Acquire Defensive Lineman Jake Ceresna in Trade with Ottawa RedBlacks

February 2, 2018 | Esks Staff
The Edmonton Eskimos have acquired international defensive lineman Jake Ceresna from the Ottawa RedBlacks in exchange for international defensive lineman Odell Willis. Ceresna entered the CFL ...

Five Eskimos Named 2017 CFLPA All-Stars

November 25, 2017 | Esks Staff
Last night, Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly, wide receiver Brandon Zylstra, offensive guard Matt O’Donnell, defensive end Odell Willis, and defensive tackle Almondo Sewell were all ...

TELUS #AllConnected Willis family

August 15, 2017 | Esks Staff
For much of her life, Patricia Willis never missed any of her son Odell’s football games. She would be at the park every Saturday morning from the time Odell played pee wee football right up to ...

#AllConnected for Patricia—Edmonton Eskimos

August 1, 2017 | Esks Staff
In 1997, Odell Willis’ mother was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Since then, it’s gotten harder and harder for Patricia to make the trek from Alabama to Edmonton to watch her son play. Using ...

Orange Crush Impressed Willis

June 11, 2017 | Esks Staff
Eskimos defensive end Odell Willis was blown away by Edmonton’s passionate support of the NHL Oilers during the playoffs this spring. Now he’s hoping to see some of that enthusiasm transfer to ...

Willis Still Has Lots In The Tank

May 23, 2017 | Esks Staff
While Odell Willis is building up his strength and conditioning to play a ninth CFL season – and his fifth one with the Edmonton Eskimos – his mother is slowly deteriorating back home ...

Willis: I’m all about Eskimos football

June 2, 2016 | Esks Staff
When the CFL season kicks off with a Grey Cup rematch June 25 at Commonwealth Stadium, Odell Willis will have reached a milestone of sorts. This will be his fourth season with the Edmonton ...