USC chief of staff Brandon Sosna, athletic director Mike Bohn's right-hand man in charge of football, is leaving for a front office role with the Detroit Lions, The Athletic confirmed Thursday morning. ESPN first reported the move.

Sosna's new role with the Lions will be senior director of football administration. He came to USC with Bohn from Cincinnati, where he served as chief revenue officer after two years with the Cleveland Browns, working under current Lions senior personnel executive John Dorsey.