John Scott Jr. joins the Detroit Lions as their defensive line coach in 2023.
Scott Jr. comes to Detroit after spending the previous three seasons (2020-22) at Penn State. In 2022, Penn State ranked sixth in the FBS with 43 sacks and finished the season ranked No. 7 in the AP poll with an 11-2 record. Prior to his stint at Penn State, Scott Jr. served as the defensive line coach at South Carolina (2019) and Arkansas (2017-18).