Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Scouting Report
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen said last month that he is ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
When the Eagles open their 2014 season at home against the Jaguars, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will be ready to go. Heck,... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
NFL Draft > 2010 Prospects > CB > Akwasi Owusu-Ansah

Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Scouting Report

Position: CB
Conference: Division II
School: Indiana (PA) Crimson Hawks
Year/Status: Drafted
Jersey Number: #32
Height & Weight: 6'0 - 207 lbs.
Drafted 4.28 in 2010 by DAL

2010 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.47

2010 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
person

Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, CB, Indiana (PA)

Even at Indiana University Pennsylvania, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah had to pay his dues. He spent his first two seasons as a backup and was not much of an impact player. In 2008 he came into his own and became the standout corner for the Crimson Hawks. In that season he totaled eight interceptions and broke up ten passes. Understandably, the opposition threw the other way in 2009. Owusu-Ansah was obviously the most dangerous player on the defensive side of the ball so the opposition avoided him as much as possible and the result was just two interceptions, four pass breakups and 27 tackles for the senior. Owusu-Ansah's ability to help out in run support is the biggest question that remains. He has proven to be a smart player who could thrive in either man or zone coverage schemes or even play free safety in some defenses. His speed shot him up draft boards extremely quickly, although he ran surprisingly slow at the NFL Combine. That was likely due to an injury suffered in November that has kept him out of most of the workouts leading up to the draft. It certainly showed at the combine where he struggled through some of the agility drills. Yet, when he is healthy he can run a 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds. Normally it takes a great combine for NFL teams to notice a player from a school like IUP, but that is not the case with Owusu-Ansah. He has been on the NFL's radar for a while and his workouts after the combine have confirmed that he is a very talented cornerback who deserves to be drafted in the second or third round.

Last Updated Apr-01-2010 by Joel Welser

0 Comments | Add Yours
There are no comments on this prospect yet.

Most Popular
2014 NFL Draft Prospects
Scouting Reports

  1. Teddy Bridgewater
  2. Sammy Watkins
  3. Marqise Lee
  4. Carlos Hyde
  5. Mike Evans
  6. Tre Mason
Prospect Profile Search:
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties