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Dave Sears
Assistant Director of College Scouting

Biography

After joining the Lions player personnel department as a regional scout in May 2007, Dave Sears enters his first season as the team’s assistant director of college scouting. Prior to Detroit, he spent seven seasons with the Houston Texans organization (2000-06).

After joining the Lions player personnel department as a regional scout in May 2007, Dave Sears enters his first season as the team’s assistant director of college scouting. Prior to Detroit, he spent seven seasons with the Houston Texans organization (2000-06).

Prior to his stint in Houston, Sears worked three seasons (1997-2000) in Washington’s scouting department. He started with the Redskins as an intern in January 1997 and was hired as their scouting administrator in May. Sears was promoted as the Redskins’ BLESTO scout in May of 1998. He also spent time interning for the Springfield Falcons in the American Hockey League.

Sears earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Springfield (Mass.) College and was a four-year linebacker for Springfield’s football team. He attended Hauppauge High School in his hometown of Hauppauge, N.Y., and lettered in football, basketball and lacrosse.

Sears is married to his wife, Nancy and together they have a daughter, Delaine.

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