Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 12/20/12
As the bowl season continues, we get to watch two teams that have really been under the radar all season.  BYU features a defense that ranks in the top ten in both yards allowed (3) and points allowed (5).  The Cougar defense is fundamentally sound and doesn’t have much flash but does carry plenty of substance led by Ezekiel Ansah.  The Aztecs are riding a seven game winning streak which features a 21-19 win over #19 Boise State who beat the Cougars 7-6 earlier in the season. The Aztec defense is led by fast rising SR DB Leon McFadden. Notes by Eric Galko and Chad Dinkins Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU - #47, 6’5, 270 Ansah is as raw as you will see since he only started football in 2010. Ansah has great speed off the edge out of a two-point stance and three-point stance. Ansah has demonstrated the ability to get off blocks by opposing offensive lineman with ease.  Ansah’s athleticism enables him to chase down ball carriers and quarterbacks from the backside with grea...
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