Administration

Scott McEwen
Director of College Scouting

Biography

Scott McEwen is now in his 27th season working in the Lions’ personnel department. He manages the college side of the team’s scouting department, and he is a key cog in the team’s evaluation of college players throughout the country. McEwen plays an integral role in the team’s planning and preparation for the annual college selection meeting.

McEwen is the team’s elder statesman among the members of the player personnel department, having been a member of the scouting staff for the longest period of time. He originally joined the organization in 1987.

A 1980 graduate of West Liberty State (W.V.), McEwen began his tenure with the Lions as an area scout after spending two seasons working for the BLESTO Scouting Service. Prior to his scouting career, the East McKeesport, Pa., native served as the defensive line coach at his alma mater from 1980-81, and later coached four seasons at Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

McEwen and his wife, Colleen, reside in Pittsburgh, Pa., and have four sons: Scott Jr., Matthew, Patrick and Michael.

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    Washington State DT Xavier Cooper, who the Lions brought in on a pre-draft visit, talks at the NFL Combine about his decision to leave school early for the draft and his days playing soccer.

  • Pre-draft visit: DT Xavier Cooper

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    Tori Petry talks with Washington State DT Xavier Cooper on his pre-draft visit to the Lions facility in Allen Park.

  • TORI AND TIM: Suh's future without franchise tag

    Posted Mar 2, 2015

    Tori Petry and Tim Twentyman discuss what declining to franchise tag Ndamukong Suh means for the Lions and how it affects the chances of Suh staying in Detroit.

  • Will Suh stay? Experts weigh in

    Posted Mar 1, 2015

    Monday's franchise tag deadline is quickly approaching. Hear what Chris Mortensen, Albert Breer and John Clayton had to say at the NFL Combine about whether or not Suh is worth the price tag for the Lions to keep him.

  • Lions pioneer alumni support group, "Peer Pride"

    Posted Feb 28, 2015

    Tori Petry reports on the unique peer support program the Lions have created to help guide alumni through the challenges that come with retiring from football.

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