May 24th, 2013
Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah - DE - BYU
Detroit Lions - #5 Pick Overall
During his remarkable senior year at BYU, he went from a back up player to a sensation and became one most intriguing prospects in the NFL Draft.
5 Random Facts
1. He was born in Accra, Ghana.
2. A natural athlete he played soccer as a child and originally came to BYU to pursue basketball and track.
3. He put up terrific numbers at the Draft Combine, including the best DL time for the 20-yard shuffle. (4.26)
4. Ansah had a sizzling performance at the 2013 Senior Bowl where he recorded 7 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, a pass breakup, and a forced fumble.
5. His nickname was given to him by a high school friend in Ghana.