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With the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected defensive end Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah out of BYU. He was expected to be a high draft pick, but not many people expected his choice of accessory.
When the cameras went in for a close-up, they showed that Ansah was wearing 3D glasses without the lenses.
Many people made jokes about it and thought it was just a humorous move on Ansah’s part. It turns out that it paid off for the Lions rookie.
IMAX sent the letter below to Ansah on Friday offering him free movies for a year:
Pretty cool move by IMAX. I guess the joke is on whomever made fun of Ansah’s eyewear now.
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Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah took the stage with a pair of eye-catching lensless 3D glasses when he was selected by the Detroit Lions in the first round (No. 5 overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 25. While it may have started out just as a dare from the folks at BYU, it has now turned into a pretty sweet perk for Ansah, who picked up the glasses when he went to...
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Ezekial “Ziggy” Ansah made waves in the social media world at the 2013 NFL draft when he was seen wearing and interesting choice of eye wear as his name was called.
The Detroit Lions drafted the defensive end out of BYU with the fifth overall pick, and Ansah used the opportunity to make a fashion statement. When the cameras zoomed in on Ansah’s face, viewers noticed he...
While watching last week’s NFL draft, I noticed that Lions defensive lineman Ziggy Ansah was wearing 3-D glasses. I thought it was pretty weird, but it looks like it paid off. According to Next Impulse Sports, IMAX has given Ansah a free pass to see all of the IMAX movies he wants for an entire year. Hey IMAX I can start wearing 3-D glasses too. Need NFL Tickets?
The Detroit Lions selected Ziggy (Ezekiel) Ansah with the fifth pick in the NFL Draft, and as he came to the stage folks started to notice his interesting glasses. After a closer look it was confirmed that Ziggy was wearing 3D glasses with no lenses in them. At the time it may have seem ed like an odd choice to many, including us. However, thanks to his interesting fashion...
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