Touchdown in Bloomfield Hills: The Detroit Lions Come to Cranbrook

As Superbowl season engulfs America and the Detroit Lions’ seemingly endless search for a new head coach comes to a close, we at Cranbrook look fondly back at the days when the Lions were a seasonal presence here on campus.  You might be forgiven for not immediately associating a 100+ year-old arts and education campus with pro football, but get ready to be schooled: the Lions used Cranbrook’s bucolic campus as their training ground for a number of years.

Detroit Lions players and coaching staff arrive at Cranbrook School for training camp. Pontiac Press, date unknown.

Detroit Lions players and coaching staff arrive at Cranbrook School for training camp. Pontiac Press, date unknown.

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