ROANOKE, Va. – The NCAA transfer portal was flooded on Monday some reports saying there were upwards of 1,000 student athletes in search of a new home. One of those names was VMI linebacker Evan Eller. The Lord Botetourt grad announced his intentions to enter the portal on Twitter.
Please respect my decision.— Evan Eller (@EllerEvan) December 5, 2022
I am continuing to pray for guidance and know that The Lord will not lead me in a wrong direction. pic.twitter.com/h6rVIyA0Z6
Eller will have two years of eligibility remaining after starting in 16 total games the past few seasons. He ranked second in tackles in the Southern Conference this past season with 104 total, 7 of which were tackles for loss.
Eller tallied a game-high 17 tackles and 2 tackles for loss during his time with the Keydets.