Dave Sears
Regional Scout


Dave Sears joined the team as a regional scout in May 2007 after spending seven seasons with the Houston Texans organization. He joined the Texans’ personnel department in May 2000 to scout the central region.

Prior to his stint in Houston, Sears spent three seasons (1997-2000) working with 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 he 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 wife, Nancy and together they have a daughter, Delaine.

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  • O-Line is a group to watch for at Senior Bowl

    Posted 22 hours ago

    Tori Petry reports on why the offensive line could be important to the Lions this offseason as well as who and what to watch for when college stars take the field for the Senior Bowl on Saturday.

  • Senior Bowl week highlights

    Posted Jan 24, 2015

    Head coach Jim Caldwell and a Lions scout talk about what they get out of attending this showcase, and standout players consider what it would be like to play in Detroit.

  • Senior Bowl 1 on 1: C Max Garcia

    Posted Jan 24, 2015

    Tori Petry talks with Florida C Max Garcia at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

  • Senior Bowl: C Max Garcia on the city of Detroit

    Posted Jan 24, 2015

    Tori Petry talks with Florida center Max Garcia at the Senior Bowl about the lasting impression a trip to Detroit made on him and what it would mean to represent the city in the NFL.

  • Senior Bowl: OL Ty Sambrailo

    Posted Jan 23, 2015

    Colorado State OL Ty Sambrailo talks about developing versatility for the NFL and the opportunity to play in the 2015 Senior Bowl.