This is a 2021 photo of DeOn’tae Pannell of the Detroit Lions NFL football team. This image reflects the  active staff as of February 18st 2021, when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

DeOn’tae Pannell

WCF Minority Coaching Assistantship


DeOn'tae Pannell joins the Lions for his first professional coaching position as part of the William Clay Ford Minority Coaching Assistantship. He previously had coaching stints at Peru State College and Birmingham Grove (Mich.) High School. During the 2019 offseason, Pannell worked as a Bill Walsh Minority Coaching intern with the Houston Texans.