Eli Ankou is a Canadian defensive tackle who competes for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He stands 1.91 meters tall. Adolphe Ankou and Nicole Bellefeuille welcomed him into the world on June 8, 1994 in Ottawa, Canada. He attended St. Peter Catholic High School and Red Lion Christian Academy, where he played strong side defensive end.
He joined the UCLA Bruins football team to play in college on a football scholarship. He was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent after the 2017 NFL Draft in May. He was released by the Texans on September 2, 2017. In September 2017, the Jacksonville Jaguars claimed him off waivers. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns in October 2019 from the Jaguars’ practice squad. He was cut go by the Browns in September 2020. In the same month, he was claimed off waivers by the Indianapolis Colts. In June 2021, he committed to playing with the Buffalo Bills.
On August 15, 2021, he was released, and on August 18, he signed with the Atlanta Falcons. In October 2021, he joined the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad. In October of the same year, he was added to the Tennessee Titans’ practice squad. In November 2021, he joined the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad. The Bills accepted his pledge on February 7, 2022.
How Much Does Eli Ankou Make?
Eli Ankou makes $1,035,000 as average annual salary from the Bills per his contract with them.