COLLEGE: A mainstay at guard during his time at Kentucky, started 37-of-47 games as a Wildcat and earned All-SEC accolades all four years of his career.
2012: Received All-American second team and All-SEC honors from The NFL Draft Report as the watch list member for both the Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award. Started all 12 games at right guard, pacing the Wildcats with 48 knockdowns and 13 touchdown-resulting blocks as he did not allow a sack all season.
2011: Named All-SEC second-team by the league’s coaches as he led the league’s interior blockers with a blocking consistency grade of 87.5-percent.
2010: Took over the starting right guard duties and started all 13 games to achieve All-SEC second-team recognition.
2009: Appeared in 10 games as a reserve at right guard. Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team.
PERSONAL: First attended Oceanside (Calif.) High School where he lettered in basketball as a freshman and sophomore. During his second season at the school, he also earned a starting job at offensive tackle for the football team. Later moved with his family to Richmond, Kentucky prior to his junior season and enrolled at Madison Central High School.
The rookie guard and veteran linebacker were named to USA Today's team that recognizes "unsung heroes" of the previous season
Last year's Senior Bowl proved to be fruitful for the Lions -- both Ansah and Warford drew attention with their practice and play in Mobile
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Detroit Lions guard Larry Warford was part of an offensive line that didn't allow any sacks and blocked for a rushing attack that gained 145 yards against the Chicago Bears in Week 10.