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.
All-Pro Athlete Calvin Johnson Jr.’s Foundation will sponsor a comprehensive football camp for football athletes at his partnership school, L’Anse Creuse High School, Harrison Township, MI on April 26, 2014.
Golden Tate believes a family atmosphere is just as important as talent when it comes to being a championship team.
On this day 25 years ago – April 23, 1989 – the gods of luck smiled on the Lions to let them take Barry Sanders with the third pick in the draft.