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Ole Miss Safety Deontay Anderson Will Transfer To Houston

A football game between LSU and Ole Miss.

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 17: General view of fans watching the game between the LSU Tigers and the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field November 17, 2007 in Oxford, Mississippi. LSU beat Mississippi 41-24. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)

Deontay Anderson, one of a number of players leaving Ole Miss after the program's recent turmoil, has a new college football home.

Deontay Anderson was one of the three Ole Miss players considering Michigan after announcing that he would look to transfer from Oxford.

Michigan got its biggest target: quarterback Shea Patterson. However, Anderson is heading to a different school.

The Manvel, Texas native will be playing for the nearby Houston Cougars.

Anderson was a four-star recruit in the class of 2016. He was the No. 52 player in that class, and the second-ranked safety.

As a true freshman in 2016, Anderson played in 12 games, totaling 32 tackles and an interception for the Rebels defense. He chose to use 2017 as a redshirt season, after Ole Miss was banned from post-season play in the fallout of the program's NCAA scandal. There's a chance he'll be eligible to play right away, which would be a huge coup for the Cougars secondary in 2018.