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Eli Ankou
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Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.
Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.

Played four seasons (2013-16) at the University of California, Los Angeles after redshirting the 2012 campaign
Finished his Bruins career with 91 total tackles (49 solo), 8.0 tackles for loss, three passes defensed and one fumble recovery in 38 career games (19 starts)

2016 (UCLA):
Appeared in 10 games and made eight starts along the defensive front as a senior
Ranked eighth on the team in tackles with 38, including multiple tackles in eight games
Made at least five tackles in four contests
Named to the Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll in Fall 2016

2015 (UCLA):
Saw action in all 13 games and made 11 starts
Finished ninth on the team with 47 tackles and tied for fourth on the team with 5.0 tackles for loss
Notched at least five tackles in six games
Logged a season-high 2.0 tackles for loss at UNLV (9/12)

2014 (UCLA):
Saw action in all 13 games as a reserve on the defensive line and on special teams units
Credited with five tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss
Made a tackle for loss vs. Stanford (11/28)

2013 (UCLA):
Rehabbed an injury in time to see game action the last three games of the season on special teams and on the defensive line
Credited with one tackle on the season in his three games played

2012 (UCLA):
Redshirted the season

Attended Red Lion Christian Academy in Bear, Del.
A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com and the No. 27 strong side defensive end in the nation
Rated a two-star recruit by Scout.com and the No. 139 defensive end in the country
The No. 1 prospect in the state of Delaware according to Rivals.com
Earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll for spring 2013, fall 2012 and fall 2016
Majored in sociology while attending UCLA

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