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Former Alabama 5-Star Recruit Eyabi Anoma Dismissed From Houston Football Program for Violating Team Rules

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Eyabi Anoma will soon be on program No. 3 after Houston got rid of him | Joe Robbins/Getty Images

Former 5-star outside linebacker Eyabi Anoma came into college football with a ton of hype because of his speed, but his bad behavior has made it almost impossible for two separate programs to even consider putting him out on the field.

Anoma, who was dismissed from Alabama before this season started, has now been kicked off the football team at Houston due to several violations of team rules.

Anoma struggled to get on the field for the Tide as a freshman, recording just nine tackles all year. Nick Saban was quick to make clear that Anoma was dismissed from the school after repeated clashes with the Alabama coaching staff. He transferred to Houston to play under former West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen, but sat out the entire season.

Every violation short of breaking the law that Enoma could have committed, he did. The Baltimore native would routinely show up late to practice and team meetings, skip class, often fought with teammates, and continued to undermine the coaching staff. It's hard to argue against Holgorsen dismissing him when all of that was present.

Anoma will now try to find his third college football program in as many seasons. However, it might come at a school with much less shine than arguably the best program in the country and/or a solid Group of Five team.

Still, if Anoma can play, someone will take a chance on him.