Selected First Team All-Independent for the 2012 college football season by members of a nationwide media panel, which includes equal representation from each of the independent institutions' coverage markets.
Ansah emerged as a top defender on BYU's third-ranked defense, allowing 266.3 yards per game. Ansah has 57 tackles and is second on the team with 13.0 tackles for loss. He adds 4.5 sacks, eight pass breakups and six quarterback hurries.
Burlsworth Trophy Semifinalists for the nation's top walk-on.
Earned letterman honors ... played in 12 games on special teams and outside linebacker ... totaled seven tackles, including three solo, on the season ... also had a quarterback hurry ... season-best two tackles vs. Idaho.
Earned letterman honors ... saw action in six games on special teams and the defensive line ... had three tackles and a pass breakup ... recorded his first tackle vs. Wyoming, then had a tackle against New Mexico and Utah ... pass breakup came vs. UNLV.
Prepped at Presbyterian Boys' Secondary School ... named overall best business student.
Born in Accra, Ghana ... parents are Edward and Elizabeth ... favorite food is fufu and peanut butter soup ... excels at FIFA soccer ... speaks Twi and Fante, two local Ghanaian dialects ... favorite athlete is LeBron James ... majoring in actuarial science with a minor in math ... enrolled at BYU in 2008 and participated on the track team in 2009 before joining the football team in 2010.