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About Roary




Meet Detroit's favorite fun loving lion, Roary! When he's not on the sidelines of Ford Field cheering on his favorite football team, you can always find him bringing countless smiles to faces throughout the community. Whether it's helping provide food for needy families, teaching children the importance of character education and staying active, or bringing his humor, goofiness and upbeat attitude to add to a special occasion or event he's always looking for new adventures and new people to meet!


  • Home: Ford Field in Detroit
  • Age: A lion never tells
  • Birthday: September 20th
  • Hair: All over the place
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Dream Job (besides being the mascot for the Detroit Lions): King of the Jungle


  • Color(s): Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black
  • Movie: The Lion King
  • TV Channel: Animal Planet and Discovery Channel
  • Book: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  • Song: "Gridiron Heroes" (the Lions Fight Song)
  • Lions player: All of them

Vital Stats

  • Jersey Number: 1
  • Position: Official Mascot
  • Height: Taller than your average Lion
  • Weight: Heavy
  • Experience: 14th Season
  • College Degree: Major in Mascotology with Minors in Selfie Science and Shenanigans

Career Highlights

  • NFL Pro Bowl Mascot: 2013, 2017 & 2019
  • 5x Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Mascot Chipping Challenge Champ
  • Undefeated in staring contests

Holds the following Ford Field Records:

  • Most popcorn eaten in one sitting
  • Most high fives during a single Lions game
  • Most hugs given during a single Lions game
  • Most laughs and smiles caused in one year