Jamie Elliott (footballer, born 1992)

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Jamie Elliott
Jamie Elliott 2017 (cropped).jpg
Elliott playing for Collingwood in April 2017
Personal information
Full name Jamie Elliott
Nickname(s) Billy [1]
Date of birth (1992-08-21) 21 August 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Lorne, Victoria
Original team(s) Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup)
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current club Collingwood
Number 5
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
2012– Collingwood 127 (184)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of round 13, 2021.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jamie Elliott (born 21 August 1992) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Collingwood Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

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Early life

Elliott lived in Dongara, Western Australia before his family moved to Queensland. His father died when he was a teenager and his family moved to Euroa, Victoria where he played for the Murray Bushrangers in the TAC Cup. In 2011, he was invited to play two games for Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [2]

AFL career

Elliott was traded to Collingwood at the end of 2011 in a deal with Greater Western Sydney (GWS) whereby GWS could pre-list players and on-trade to other clubs. [3] He made his debut in round 9, 2012, against Adelaide at AAMI Stadium. [4]

In round 2, 2013, he set three career bests, kicking five goals, taking ten marks and sixteen kicks in a 17-point comeback win over Carlton.[ citation needed ]

Elliott had a good start to the 2014 season, but later in the year he was restricted by a recurring hamstring injury. [5] During March of that year he was diagnosed with hamstring tendinitis. [6]

Elliott kicked 35 goals in 2015, making him Collingwood’s most prolific goalkicker. [7] He missed the 2016 season, due to back surgery. [8]

He played 17 games and kicked 34 goals during the 2017 season, but missed the 2018 season due to ankle surgery. [8]

Elliott played 16 games in 2019, and was the subject of extensive rumours that he would be traded from Collingwood, [9] with Melbourne, Hawthorn, the Western Bulldogs, and North Melbourne all being cited as potential destinations. [10] Ultimately, Elliott decided to remain at Collingwood. [11]

Statistics

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2020 season [12]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
SeasonTeamNo.GamesTotalsAverages (per game)
GBKHDMTGBKHDMT
2012 Collingwood 3515611995515457620.40.76.63.710.33.84.1
2013 Collingwood 192030161529925190581.50.87.65.012.64.52.9
2014 Collingwood 1917331119066256101601.90.611.23.915.15.93.5
2015 Collingwood 520351420287289111631.80.710.14.414.55.63.2
2016 Collingwood 50
2017 Collingwood 517341616376239103382.00.99.64.514.16.12.2
2018 Collingwood 50
2019 Collingwood 51626181444719189371.61.19.02.911.95.62.3
2020 Collingwood 51810101418622751570.60.67.84.812.62.83.2
Career12317496109151616076023751.40.88.94.213.14.93.0

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