Jason Johnson (Australian footballer)

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).

Jason Johnson
Personal information
Full name Jason Johnson
Date of birth (1978-01-25) 25 January 1978
Original team(s) Assumption College / Calder U18
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
19972008 Essendon 184 (109)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2008.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

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

[2]
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1997 Essendon 42302171330130.00.75.74.310.00.31.0
1998 Essendon 428205529842290.30.06.93.610.52.81.1
1999 Essendon 14401221133520.00.35.52.88.31.30.5
2000 Essendon 1425142031715146879530.60.812.76.018.73.22.1
2001 Essendon 1424211936416252685640.90.815.26.821.93.52.7
2002 Essendon 1424141532419652095860.60.613.58.221.74.03.6
2003 Essendon 14221513315159474105500.70.614.37.221.54.82.3
2004 Essendon 1419141627717345091570.70.814.69.123.74.83.0
2005 Essendon 14221211308183491120800.50.514.08.322.35.53.6
2006 Essendon 1419127237173410111470.60.412.59.121.65.82.5
2007 Essendon 1410361198820764300.30.611.98.820.76.43.0
2008 Essendon 144204447912290.50.011.011.822.85.52.3
Career 184 109 110 2399 1385 3784 800 490 0.6 0.6 13.0 7.5 20.6 4.3 2.7

References

  1. essenonfc.com Archived 30 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine Ramanauskas and Johnson retire
  2. Jason Johnson's player profile at AFL Tables


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