COLLEGE: Bruising defensive end with unrivaled size and raw talent who possesses the ability to play multiple roles along the defensive line. Started the final nine games of his career at Brigham Young, appearing in 31 total games where he registered 72 tackles (39 solo), 4.5 sacks (20 yards), 13 tackles for loss, 10 pass defenses, one interception and one forced fumble.
2012: An All-American Super Sleeper selection by The NFL Draft Report, Ansah also received All-American honorable mention from Pro Football Weekly and was an All-Independent first-team choice by Phil Steele.
2011: Appeared in 12 games on special teams and as a reserve outside linebacker.
2010: Saw action in the Cougars’ final six games on special teams and the defensive line as he recorded three tackles and a pass defense.
PERSONAL: Youngest of five children, son of Edward and Elizabeth. Hails from Accra, Ghana.
Rookie Defensive end Ziggy Ansah has recorded four sacks in his last four games and has joined the conversation for rookie of the year honors
If the Lions are going to make a run these last five games and make the playoffs, quarterback Matthew Stafford knows he has to play better
Calvin Johnson is listed as probable for Sunday's game in Pittsburgh, but starting defensive end Ziggy Ansah could be a game-time decision with that sore left ankle
Tim and Mike discuss the performances of Defensive ends Ziggy Ansah and Devin Taylor, cornerback Darius Slay and punter Sam Martin in the Lions' Thanksgiving Day win over Packers.
Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah recovers a fumble by New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen.
In this episode, the alumni discuss Lions' first round pick DE Ziggy Ansah, and where they see more pressure: a rookie coming into a new system, or a high draft pick who hasn't lived up to expectations.