Daniel Jackson (footballer)

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Daniel Jackson
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Jackson in August 2009
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-04-25) 25 April 1986 (age 31)
Original team(s) Carey Grammar (APS)
Oakleigh Chargers (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 53, 2003 national draft
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2004–2014 Richmond 156 (61)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2014.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Daniel Jackson (born 25 April 1986) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the AFL.

Originally from Carey Grammar, Jackson was drafted to Richmond from the Oakleigh Chargers in the TAC Cup with the 53rd selection in the 2003 AFL Draft. He went on to play 156 games for the Tigers, predominantly as a midfielder and lock-down player, and was a member of the clubs leadership group from 2009 to 2014.

In 2013 Jackson won the Jack Dyer Medal making him the oldest player to win the clubs Best and Fairest for the first time since Matthew Richardson in 2007. He also won the clubs Jack Titus medal for runner-up Best and Fairest in 2009.

Jackson was awarded the inaugural Jim Stynes Community and Leadership Award in 2012 for his work with a number of community programs. Jackson was also an active delegate and board member of the AFL Players Association throughout his career.

On 5 September 2014, Jackson announced his immediate retirement from AFL football, citing the toll injuries had taken on his body.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2013 season.
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2004 Richmond 23 6 0 0 31 21 62 9 21 0 0 5.2 3.5 10.3 1.5 3.5
2005 Richmond 23 10 0 2 43 31 74 21 11 0 0.2 4.3 3.1 7.4 2.1 1.1
2006 Richmond 23 5 4 3 20 12 32 19 5 0.8 0.6 4 2.4 6.4 3.8 1
2007 Richmond 23 15 7 6 129 81 210 79 22 0.5 0.4 8.6 5.4 14 5.3 4.4
2008 Richmond 23 11 4 2 105 88 193 49 38 0.4 0.2 9.6 8 17.6 4.5 3.5
2009 Richmond 23 22 4 7 286 221 507 107 107 0.2 0.3 13 10 23 4.9 4.9
2010 Richmond 23 14 3 5 161 149 310 41 83 0.2 0.3 11.5 10.6 22.1 2.9 5.9
2011 Richmond 23 21 7 20 236 171 407 58 105 0.3 1 11.2 8.1 19.2 2.8 5
2012 Richmond 23 19 10 13 197 158 355 74 66 0.5 0.7 10.4 8.3 18.7 3.9 3.5
2013 Richmond 23 23 18 9 316 197 513 100 90 0.8 0.4 13.7 8.6 23.3 4.4 3.9
Career 146 57 67 1524 1129 2653 557 548 0.4 0.5 10.4 7.7 18.2 3.8 3.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jackson retires". Richmond Football Club. Richmond Football Club. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 

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