VIP tickets cost $300, while general admission tickets are $175. Last year, VIP tickets were $250 and general admission tickets were $150.
Tomlinson made Lucas an offer, but he did not even consider it.
“Don’t the speed fool you,” Diggs said after Detroit drafted him in the sixth round. “Don’t let the height fool you. I’m a competitor.”
With offseason workouts underway, the draft over and rookie mini-camp around the corner, the Lions made some jersey number announcements.
Former Detroit Lion and current Miami Dolphin Ndamukong Suh is an extraordinary football player as well as a savvy business man.
“We all just wanted to compete with each other,” Abdullah said. “It was inspirational when we saw someone else achieve something.”
Detroit compiled what appears to be another high-character class, and Mayhew explained why when he reviewed the draft Saturday.
The Lions met needs by drafting two offensive linemen, a running back and a fullback, two cornerbacks and a defensive lineman.
Zenner was the first player in FCS history to post three consecutive 2,000-yard rushing seasons.
“Obviously we feel good about all these players,” Mayhew said. “But as we talked about before, these guys have to come in and perform now.”