Administration

Lance Newmark
Assistant Director of College Scouting/National Scout

Biography

Lance Newmark enters his 16th year in the Lions player personnel department and his sixth as Assistant Director of College Scouting, being named to current position in 2008.  Newmark, 38, continues to evaluate prospects as a National Scout, and has added responsibilities within the club's college scouting effort.

Newmark's time with the Lions began in 1998, assisting the player personnel department with various pro and college scouting assignments during the season and in preparation for the 1999 NFL Draft.  Newmark was officially hired as a personnel scout on May 1, 1999.  Newmark worked six years in that role before being promoted to National Scout in 2005. 

Raised in La Mesa, California, Newmark played wide receiver for two years at San Diego Mesa College, before transferring to the University of San Diego for one year, where injuries ended his playing career.  Newmark holds a degree in Social Sciences.  

Prior to his time with the Lions, Newmark worked two years for the San Diego Chargers as a staff assistant.  

Newmark and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Commerce Township, Michigan with their daughters Laci, Kendall and Ava.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Max Scherzer joins 'NFL AM'

    (00:05:36:07) By NFL.com - Posted 10 hours ago

    Tigers All-Star pitcher Max Scherzer stops by NFL AM to discuss his love for fantasy football and the leagues he is starting through Big League Impact, which offers fans the opportunity to compete against him.

  • NFL Fan Pass: Reggie Bush's rugby lesson

    (00:02:23:01) By NFL Films - Posted 16 hours ago

    Detroit Lions running back Reggis Bush meets the New South Wales Blues Rugby League team at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia and gets a rugby lesson from star fullback Jarryd Hayne.

  • Wembley Stadium's Media Day

    (00:02:11:28) By NFL.com - Posted Jul 21, 2014

    Stephen Tulloch joined a group of NFL players on a visit to Wembley Stadium in London.

  • Teeing it up with Twentyman: Tim Twentyman

    (2:00) Posted Jul 17, 2014

    Senior writer Tim Twentyman wraps up his second annual closest to the pin contest.

  • Top 5: Clutch quarterback plays

    (1:27) By NFL.com - Posted Jul 16, 2014

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford's surprise QB sneak against the Dallas Cowboys was one of the top plays of 2013, but where does it rank on NFL.com's list of the top clutch QB moments of the season?

Photos

  • club
  • club
  • club
  • club
  • club