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Detroit Lions select Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU, 5th overall

With the fifth pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected defensive end Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah out of Brigham Young.  Let’s take a moment to get to know the newest Lion and see how he fits on the roster. Bio A native of Accra, Ghana, Ansah tried out for the BYU basketball team in [...]The post Detroit Lions select Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU, 5th overall by Russ Thomas...

2013 NFL Draft – Scouting The Prospects: Ezekiel Ansah

As we inch closer to this year’s NFL Draft later this month, our draft team here at Turn On The Jets will be running a series of individual prospect evaluations. These scouting reports are intended to provide an in-depth breakdown of individual prospects in this year’s draft class highlighting players’ overall strengths, weaknesses, potential upside, red flags, and what their...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Ansah: Possible destinations for the Ghana star

Ezekiel Ansah had no idea his path would lead to the NFL. A native of Ghana, he attended BYU as a member of the track team and wanted a chance at the NBA. During 2008 and 2009 tried out for the basketball team, but was unable find a spot. As a sophomore, he joined the BYU football team and by his senior season he had zero starts and only a total of 10 tackles.... Read more
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April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: DE Ezekiel Ansah Scouting Report

Every NFL team is spanning college campuses across the country to find the “next hidden gem” to select in the upcoming 2013 Draft.The search has gotten even more intense, especially after the New York Giants found one in Jason Pierre-Paul, who wasn’t highly regarded on many draft boards back in 2010.This year, Brigham Young University defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has become...
Via Football Nation
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Comprehensive NFL Combine recap for BYU's Ezekiel Ansah

Brigham Young Cougars defensive lineman Ezekiel Ansah was put under the microscope and sent through a gauntlet of rigorous testing at the NFL's annual Draft Combine in Indianapolis this past week. The native of Ghana, Africa took a "don't think, just have fun" attitude as if he was chilling on the African Savannah. Ansah tested well and receiving glowing reviews...
Via Blue Cougar Football
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Ansah being a raw player isn’t a bad thing

A lot of criticism has been made of Ezekiel Ansah of B.Y.U. being taken in the top 15 picks of the 2013 NFL draft, due to Ansah having limited football experience, and needing to be coached up to be successful. However being a raw football player isn’t exactly a bad thing. For starters is the fact that players that have a lot of football experience sometimes get taught bad habits...
Via The Penalty Flag
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Ansah named Most Outstanding Player for South team in Senior Bowl

On Saturday, NFL scouts, offensive tackle Ricky Wagner, and the rest of the nation learned what Brigham Young Cougars fans have known for awhile: Ezekiel Ansah is a monstah. From the South's first defensive series of the game, Ansah made an impact. He continued to play well all game long and earned the Most Outstanding Player honors for the South team.Ansah was listed at 6-foot...
Via Blue Cougar Football
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU DE 'Ziggy' Ansah making big impact in a hurry

(Eds: Adds details, quotes. ) By LYNN DeBRUIN AP Sports Writer He grew up in Ghana, goes by ''Ziggy'' and actually tried out for the Brigham Young basketball team. Yet the guy with a 39-inch vertical jump and arms that reach well above the rim instead has been wreaking havoc on the football field for a Cougars defense ranked fifth nationally and No. 1 against the...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Ansah Is Becoming A Monstah

Two years ago Brigham Young Cougars defensive lineman Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah didn’t even know how to put on football pads. Now, he is popping pads like a pro.Ansah came to BYU in 2008 from Accra, Ghana, with hopes of being a track star. Despite being a complete novice to the game, his 6-foot-6, 270 pound frame and sprinter speed earned him a spot on the team as a project player...
Via Blue Cougar Football
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Mailbag: Max Hall the Coach, Where Ezekiel Ansah should play, O’Neill Chambers Gone for Good, and BYU’s “drop” in the rankings

Welcome to the Friday Mailbag where once a week I answer your questions and respond to your comments about Brigham Young Cougars football. As a quick reminder, there are three ways to submit a question: 1. Email: bluecougarfootball@gmail.com 2. Twitter: @BlueCougarFball and use #BCFmailbag 3. Leave a comment at the end of a BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL article. On to the mailbag.Great to...
Via Blue Cougar Football
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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