Administration

Miller McCalmon
Assistant Director of Pro Personnel

Biography

Miller McCalmon joined the Lions player personnel department in 2009 and has 35 years of experience in the NFL as a scout, coach and administrator. From May 2000-May 2007, McCalmon was the Houston Texans’ associate director of pro scouting. McCalmon previously was a college scout with the Washington Redskins for 10 years, and during the 1999 season he worked with General Manager Martin Mayhew who was an intern in the Redskins scouting department.

From 1988-89, McCalmon served as a scout for BLESTO, the national scouting combine that represents 12 NFL teams.

Prior to his stints as a scout in the NFL, McCalmon served in several coaching capacities. From 1986-87, he was an assistant coach with the Houston Oilers and was in charge of special teams and tight ends. Before spending a year (1985) in private business, he worked with the Buffalo Bills from 1980-84. For three years (1980-82), he was on special assignment with the Bills under Head Coach Chuck Knox before working as special team’s coach under Kay Stephenson (1983-84). From 1978-79, he was an administrative assistant for defensive planning for Head Coach Ted Marchibroda and the Baltimore Colts. He originally broke into the NFL as a personnel scout for Head Coach George Allen and the Redskins from 1976-77.

Before entering the pro ranks, McCalmon was the head coach at Erie (Colo.) High School from 1973-75. McCalmon was a graduate assistant at Colorado State from 1971-72 and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Tulsa in 1970 while he earned his master’s degree in educational administration.

McCalmon is a native of Denver, Colo., and he and his wife, Georgia, have three daughters: Piper, Katherine and Jennifer. They also have seven grandchildren: Sabina, Noel, Ana, Brooklyn, Caroline, Elijah and Wiley.

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