Stephen Paxman (born 4 December 1970) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Fitzroy Football Club and the Port Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
|Full name||Stephen Paxman|
|Date of birth||4 December 1970|
|Original team(s)||East Doncaster|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||94 kg (207 lb)|
|1997–2003||Port Adelaide||138 (20)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2003.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Fitzroy career (1991–1996)
Port Adelaide career (1997–2003)
Not wanting to join the newly formed Brisbane Lions, he ended up being picked up in the 1997 pre-season draft the newly joined team in the AFL, the Port Adelaide Power.
Despite being known as a dour defender, Paxman kicked 38 goals during his career which is an unusually high number for a full back. In season 2000, Paxman kicked 6 goals in the last 13 games while mostly playing at full back.
- Agius, Matthew (7 December 2012). "Pre-season plunder - 1. Stephen Paxman". portadelaidefc.com.au. Archived from the original on 30 April 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2003). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (5th ed.). North Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 569. ISBN 1-74095-032-1.