Ziggy Ansah, Sharrif Floyd not exactly big NFL fans


INDIANAPOLIS -- Ziggy Ansah and Sharrif Floyd will make their living in the NFL feasting on quarterbacks. That doesn't mean they grew up as huge fans of the game.

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Ansah -- who came to BYU from Ghana -- faced reporters Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine and was asked how much football he watched before taking it up in college.

"None," he said.

Ansah has a friend in Floyd. The Florida defensive tackle told the media minutes later that he hadn't even watched an NFL game before seeing the Indianapolis Colts knock off the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI.

"I haven't watched the league in a long time. I first started watching in 2007," said Floyd, who said his television habits were grounded heavily in the Disney Channel.

"'That's So Raven,' I was watching that when I was young," Floyd said. "And Cartoon Network. The Looney Tunes."

Ansah admitted he'd like to know more about the history of the game and has invested time watching old matchups on TV.

"I try to stay up late and watch NFL Network and I see some games," Ansah said. "I have no idea who they are, but this is going to be my life, so I'm just trying to soak it all in."

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