17 Facts About Akwasi Owusu-Ansah


Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, and Detroit Lions.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was a member of the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah played college football at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah attended Whetstone High School in Columbus, Ohio and graduated in 2006.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah left as the school's career leading rusher for yards and touchdowns.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah helped Whetstone to their first back-to-back winning seasons in over 10 years, while receiving All-Ohio Honorable Mention honors as a senior.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah became a starter as a junior, when he registered eight interceptions, including seven in the last four games, and three against Gannon University.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah set school records for punt return yards and average and kickoff return yards.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was selected for the 2010 East-West Shrine Game, but could not participate due to a shoulder injury suffered during his senior season.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah later underwent surgery performed by James Bradley, team doctor of the Pittsburgh Steelers, in March 2010.

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Just before the surgery, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah participated in the Pro Day workout at Ohio State University, where he recorded the fastest 40-yard dash time.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah is a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity, Gamma Mu chapter.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was re-signed and released from the practice two additional times, until being waived on May 13,2013.

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On May 21,2015, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was named the starter at cornerback and finished the 2015 season having played in all 18 regular season games.

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Akwasi Owusu-Ansah registered 40 tackles, 4 interceptions and 2 special teams tackles in his first year in the CFL.

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