Jonathan Brown

Jonathan Brown (born 29 October 1981) is an Australian rules footballer and captain of the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League. Widely regarded as one of the premier players in the competition, Brown is the two time club best and fairest winner, one time All Australian, one time Coleman Medallist and three time Premiership player for the Lions. Hailing from from Warrnambool in Victoria's south east, Brown was drafted by the Brisbane Lions in the 1999 AFL Draft under the Father/Son rule. He subsequently made the move to Brisbane and was immediately groomed as the club's Centre half forward. The next year, played his first senior game for the Lions as an 18 year old against the Adelaide Crows, in round 5 of 2000. Brown failed to register a stat in that game, although his best game in his opening year came against Fremantle in the final round of the season. He had 23 disposals and two goals to finish a year which promised much to Brisbane fans. Playing in a team that included 3 Brownlow Medalists, (Michael Voss, Jason Akermanis and Simon Black), Brown participated in four consecutive AFL Grand Finals, and was a part of three consecutive Premierships in 2001, 2002 and


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