Jake Ceresna (born July 9, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Cortland State.
Ceresna played one season for Southern Connecticut State before transferring to Cortland State.
New York Jets
After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Ceresna signed with the New York Jets on August 14, 2016. He was released on August 30, 2016.
After recording two sacks and eighteen tackles in his rookie season, Ceresna was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos for defensive end Odell Willis.
Ceresna amassed 32 defensive tackles and 8 sacks in 18 games with the Eskimos. Ceresna was released by the Eskimos on January 2, 2019 in order for him to sign with the New York Giants.
New York Giants
On January 2, 2019, Ceresna signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants.
Ceresna was released by the Giants on August 31, 2019 during final roster cuts.
In October 2019, Ceresna was drafted by the DC Defenders in the open phase of the 2020 XFL Draft. Ceresna decided to not sign with the XFL and to remain in the CFL, citing the lack of a Players Association.
Edmonton Eskimos (second stint)
On November 5, 2019, Ceresna was signed to the Eskimos' practice roster after a brief stint with the New York Giants. He signed a futures contract for the 2020 season on November 19, 2019.
Ceresna was briefly the assistant offensive line coach for Cortland State before he signed with the New York Jets.