PRO:Began his NFL career on the Detroit Lions practice squad in 2012.
COLLEGE:A two-time first team All-Mountain West selection, Messina finished his career with the Lobos as the Mountain West all-time leader in tackles with 454, as well as third on the school’s career tackles list.
2011:First team All- Mountain West after leading the conference in tackles with 142 for the third-consecutive season, also finishing tied for sixth nationally.
2010:Second team All-Mountain West.
2009:Named first team All-Mountain West in addition to Honorable Mention All-America recognition by both CollegeFootballNews.com and SI.com.
2008:Made his lone start in week six at Wyoming as a redshirt freshman and had 35 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks on the season.
From his stay in Detroit, former Lion Brett Perriman can count on support from former teammates, franchise executives and employees and fans as he battles a health crisis.
The Detroit Lions announced today that the 2016 Quick Lane Bowl will be played on Monday, December 26 at 2:30 PM ET and will be televised by ESPN.
Matthew Stafford joined Play 60 and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan at Tenniswood Elementary to educate kids about healthy eating and physical activity.