Dakota Duncan enters his second season as BLESTO scout with the Lions after being promoted to the position in 2021. He originally came to Detroit in 2018 as a scouting assistant. In his current role, Duncan helps the organization with an emphasis on scouting colleges in the Midwest on all collegiate levels.
In his previous role as a scouting assistant, Duncan was involved in many of the personnel department's day-to-day operation, assisting with everything from the free agency process to film-tape production. Prior to being hired as a scouting assistant for the Lions, Duncan worked as the football equipment manager at the University of Maine and interned in Detroit's scouting department during the 2017 training camp and preseason.
A native of Greene, Maine, Dakota attended the University of Maine and worked as a football student assistant while completing his undergraduate studies. He graduated in 2017 with a degree in Biology and Pre-Medicine concentration.