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Cary Conklin
Area Scout

Biography

Cary Conklin enters his ninth season for the Lions, currently serving as one of the team’s area scouts. Prior to the Lions he was a college scout for both the St. Louis Rams and Washington Redskins. Conklin also spent five years as a college coach working with the quarterbacks and wide receivers at the University of Washington and Eastern Michigan University.

Cary Conklin enters his ninth season for the Lions, currently serving as one of the team’s area scouts. Prior to the Lions he was a college scout for both the St. Louis Rams and Washington Redskins. Conklin also spent five years as a college coach working with the quarterbacks and wide receivers at the University of Washington and Eastern Michigan University.

Conklin was a fourth-round draft pick by the Washington Redskins and was tutored by Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs. He played for the Redskins from 1990-1994 and for the San Francisco 49ers in 1995. He was a member of the 1992 Washington Redskins Super Bowl Championship team that defeated the Buffalo Bills 37-24 in Super Bowl XXVI.

Conklin set numerous passing records for the Washington Huskies in college and was the MVP of the 1989 Freedom Bowl when Washington beat Florida 34-7. He is from Yakima, Wash. and attended Eisenhower High School.

Conklin is married to wife, Demetra, and has two daughters, Cosette and Violet, and a son Canon.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Top 10 Defensive Plays

    Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Watch the Lions' top 10 defensive plays through the first 6 weeks of the season

  • Bye week comes at right time

    Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Tori Petry recaps the highlights of the week in sixty seconds on 0 to 60 presented by Comerica Bank.

  • Top 10 Offensive Plays

    Posted Oct 19, 2017

    Watch the Lions' top 10 offensive plays through the first 6 weeks of the season

  • Inside look at player workouts and recovery

    Posted Oct 18, 2017

    Head strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash Jr. and team performance dietician Sarah Snyder take Tori Petry through a day in the life of post-game day recovery, presented by Kroger.

  • Ebron on becoming an explosive offense

    Posted Oct 17, 2017

    TE Eric Ebron talks about how he thinks the offense can turn it around after the bye week and about how explosive the offense can become.

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