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Ziggy’s stock goes up after spate of sacks; how other former Cougars did in the NFL

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Detroit Lions defensive finish Ezekiel Ansah (94) reacts after a sack all the way through the first part of an NFL soccer recreation in opposition to the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Ziggy's stock goes up after spate of sacks; how other former Cougars did in the NFL

With the National Football League common season having come to a detailed, a number of former BYU avid gamers produced memorable moments, together with novices Jamaal Williams and Taysom Hill.

Vanquish The Foe produced a breakdown of how all the former Cougars did in the NFL.

“After a slow start to the season, Jamaal really came on late in the year and was one of the top running backs in the NFL down the stretch. With injuries to Packers running backs Ty Montgomery and Aaron Jones, as well as an injury to star QB Aaron Rodgers, Jamaal become the focal point of the Packers’ offense,” wrote Robby McCombs. “For the season, Jamaal had 556 speeding yards for four TD’s and nil fumbles, and added 25 receptions for 262 yards and a couple of TD’s. Jamaal was once quantity six in speeding yards for novices, and was once the just one of the ones six and not using a fumble. Jamaal had two video games with more than one TD’s, and had over 20 carries in four of the Packers ultimate eight video games.

Here’s some other take a look at how former Cougars who are playing in the NFL fared.

Gettin’ Ziggy with it

Former BYU defensive celebrity Ziggy Ansah recorded six sacks over the ultimate two video games of the season for the Detroit Lions.

“Talk about contract pushes. Ansah had two sacks Sunday and 6 in his ultimate two video games to succeed in double digits for the 2d time in his occupation,” wrote Dave Birkett in the Detroit Free Press. “Ansah simply can have had two extra sacks Sunday as he ruled proper take on Justin McCray. He didn’t fare neatly in opposition to the absolute best left tackles on the Lions’ time table, however given the dearth of cross rushers to be had in unfastened company, the Lions may need to franchise him at round $18 million for 2018.”

And in the end …

Here’s a preview of the BYU basketball group’s subsequent opponent, San Francisco.

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