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Owusu-Ansah Drafted by Dallas Cowboys

Akwasi Owusu-Ansah goes up for ball

Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, a cornerback on the football team, was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, April 24, 2010.

Owusu-Ansah, of Columbus, Ohio, becomes the seventh player in school history to be selected and the third-highest draft choice ever from IUP.

The other six drafted from IUP were as follows:

  • 2005: LeRon McCoy, Arizona Cardinals
  • 2000: Leander Jordan, Carolina Panthers
  • 1996: Chris Villarrial, Chicago Bears
  • 1979: Jim Haslett, Buffalo Bills
  • 1976: Lynn Hieber, Cincinnati Bengals
  • 1969: Dave Smith, Pittsburgh Steelers

Find more information on the IUP Athletics website: Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Heading to Dallas Cowboys with Fourth Round Selection in NFL Draft.

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Posted on 4/25/2010 1:17:31 AM