Nathan Brown (Australian footballer, born 1976)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nathan Brown
Nathan d brown.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-08-14) 14 August 1976 (age 41)
Original team(s) West Adelaide (SANFL)
Debut Round 4, 1998, Melbourne
vs. Carlton, at Optus Oval
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1998–2007 Melbourne 146 (36)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2007.
Career highlights
  • Fourth Best and Fairest 2002
  • Most Consistent Player 2002
  • Second Best and Fairest 2004
  • Most Consistent Player 2004
  • Best Clubman 2005
Sources: AFL Tables,

Nathan Daniel Brown (born 14 August 1976) is an Australian rules footballer who played for the Melbourne Demons in the Australian Football League.

He was drafted in the 1997 AFL Draft at pick number 66 overall, From Pinnaroo, South Australia He made his AFL debut in 1998. He managed 22 games in the 2005 season which also saw him share his milestone of 100 games with the recently retired Guy Rigoni in round four. Brown had a solid season after he took his game to another level in 2004, where he finished second in the club best and fairest. Averaged 18 disposals a game and was used in a variety of backline and midfield roles. Well known for his gut running and attack on the ball.

He retired at the end of the 2007 AFL season.

In October 2007, he signed on to play for three years with West Adelaide Football Club in the SANFL.[1]

He was appointed captain of West Adelaide for the 2008 season under new coach, Hawthorn premiership player Andrew Collins.

Brown coached and played at Cheltenham Football Club in the Southern Football League for a number of years until being secured as the new coach of The Old Melburnian Football Club for 2012 in the Amateur B Grade competition.


  1. ^ Capel, Andrew (29 October 2007). "Brown's perfect Bloodline". The Advertiser. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 

External links[edit]