Great article...it is nice to read about this youn man and the success that he
is having. As I read about his journey through the different sports that he
loved only to find ultimate success in football, it is a credit to him and his
family that he could reach the highest level of that sport and become a football
player in the NFL. It helped remind me of another great BYU athlete who came to
America and thrived at BYU...Kresimir Cosic from Yugoslovia. I hope that Ziggy
will have as much influence on Ghana as Cosic had on Yugoslovia. I think that
with his talents and his spirit he would be a great ambassador for an American
success story and the spreading of the gospel in Ghana and possibly all of
The term scholar-athlete was never applied to a better example.
What's not to love about this story and young man ?
Way to go Ziggy!!! You represent the university well. Best of luck wreaking
havoc against opposing offenses and God bless! #5 overall pick...wow.
~~ "Education is very important in Ghana," Ohene-Opare said. "The
way you help Ghana is to get educated. That gets you out of that kind of
economic prison. It liberates people. ~~I hope more than a few
American kids are reading those words and Ziggy Ansah's story. What an
inspiration these folks are.
Congratulations!!You're doing very well Ziggy. Great work.I'm very happy for you and your family.Good luck and
best wishes for a very happy and prosperous life!