Jason Johnson (footballer)

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Jason Johnson
Personal information
Full name Jason Johnson
Date of birth (1978-01-25) 25 January 1978 (age 37)
Original team Assumption College / Calder U18
Height/Weight 182 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1997–2008 Essendon 184 (109)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2008 season.
Career highlights

Jason Johnson (born 25 January 1978) is a retired Australian rules footballer who spent his entire professional career with Essendon of the Australian Football League (AFL).

Known as a tireless running midfielder, Johnson's career honours include All-Australian selection in 2001, the same year he won the W.S. Crichton Medal for Essendon's Best and Fairest player.

On 25 August 2008, Johnson and long time team mate Adam Ramanauskas announced their intention to retire from football at the end of the season.[1]

Playing Statistics[edit]

[2]
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1997 Essendon 42 3 0 2 17 13 30 1 3 0.0 0.7 5.7 4.3 10.0 0.3 1.0
1998 Essendon 42 8 2 0 55 29 84 22 9 0.3 0.0 6.9 3.6 10.5 2.8 1.1
1999 Essendon 14 4 0 1 22 11 33 5 2 0.0 0.3 5.5 2.8 8.3 1.3 0.5
2000 Essendon 14 25 14 20 317 151 468 79 53 0.6 0.8 12.7 6.0 18.7 3.2 2.1
2001 Essendon 14 24 21 19 364 162 526 85 64 0.9 0.8 15.2 6.8 21.9 3.5 2.7
2002 Essendon 14 24 14 15 324 196 520 95 86 0.6 0.6 13.5 8.2 21.7 4.0 3.6
2003 Essendon 14 22 15 13 315 159 474 105 50 0.7 0.6 14.3 7.2 21.5 4.8 2.3
2004 Essendon 14 19 14 16 277 173 450 91 57 0.7 0.8 14.6 9.1 23.7 4.8 3.0
2005 Essendon 14 22 12 11 308 183 491 120 80 0.5 0.5 14.0 8.3 22.3 5.5 3.6
2006 Essendon 14 19 12 7 237 173 410 111 47 0.6 0.4 12.5 9.1 21.6 5.8 2.5
2007 Essendon 14 10 3 6 119 88 207 64 30 0.3 0.6 11.9 8.8 20.7 6.4 3.0
2008 Essendon 14 4 2 0 44 47 91 22 9 0.5 0.0 11.0 11.8 22.8 5.5 2.3
Career 184 109 110 2399 1385 3784 800 490 0.6 0.6 13.0 7.5 20.6 4.3 2.7

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Awards
Preceded by
Dustin Fletcher
Adam McPhee
Essendon Best and Fairest winner
2001
2005
Succeeded by
Mark Johnson
Scott Lucas