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Ezekiel Ansah went to BYU hoping to play basketball. It's a good thing he got cut... twice. He only tried out for the football team because he "wanted something to do."

Indianapolis, Ind. - It's been quite a journey for Ezekiel Ansah from BYU. This 6-foot-5 and 271-pounder is from Ghana, Africa. He grew up playing soccer and found his way to the Cougars in 2008. Ansah was a fan of then Cleveland Cavalier star LeBron James so he tried out for the BYU basketball team only to be cut for two consecutive years. In the meantime, Ansah walked on the Cougar track team... Recommended Stories