However, when it came to running, Ansah would leave his competition in the dust.
“He was fast,” Manumaleuna said. “He had a base and a foundation in that sense which helped him a lot. All he really needed to do was learn the game.”
He became an integral part of BYU’s defense, at one point keeping a quarterback pinned down through sheer speed and laser-like focus, Manumaleuna remembered.