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Controversial Ex-Alabama LB Eyabi Anoma Enters Transfer Portal After Dismissal From Houston

Eyabi Anoma
Eyabi Anoma is looking to switch from Houston without playing a game for them. | Joe Robbins/Getty Images

Eyabi Anoma was one of the most coveted players in his class coming out of high school in 2018. However, since leaving high school, the path to the NFL has been anything but smooth for the extremely talented linebacker.

After playing one season for Alabama, Anoma was dismissed by the program for a multitude of reasons, including not showing up for classes and clashing with staff. Anoma then transferred to Houston via the NCAA transfer portal, but was once again dismissed before playing a single game for the Cougars.

Now, Anoma has re-entered the transfer portal after his latest ousting in hopes of being given yet another opportunity.

What a large drop off for the former 5-star recruit. Even if Anoma plays incredibly well for the next school that picks him up, being dismissed from two separate programs is an immediate red flag on the NFL prospect's resume. This may end up causing him to slip in the draft, should his career progress that far.

During his freshman season in Tuscaloosa, Anoma appeared in six games and recored nine tackles, including two for loss.

He'll be hoping there's a program willing to give him one more chance to prove his worth, but that will require a major mentality change from the once coveted linebacker.