Mark Olson

National Scout


Mark Olson enters his second season as a national scout after being promoted to the position in 2018. He previously spent 2016-17 as a regional scout for the Lions. In his role as national scout, Olson is responsible for scouting college prospects primarily in the Western half of the United States. Following an 18-year career with the Atlanta Falcons, including three years as a national scout, Olson joined the Lions player personnel department as the team's regional scout in 2016.