- Chris M. Scott
Infobox afl player NEW
playername = Chris Scott
fullname = Christopher Michael Scott
image capt =
birthdate = Birth date and age|df=yes|1976|5|3
draftpick = 12th overall, 2004
heightweight = 182 cm / 92kg
dead = alive
years = 1994-2007
clubs = flagicon|Queensland AFL BB/Lions
games(goals) = 215 (79)
coach = notcoach
statsend = 2007
AFL Rising Starwinner 1994
Ansett CupGrand Final 2001
Brisbane Lions premiership side2001, 2002
Brisbane Lionsvice-captain 1999-2004
Christopher Michael "Chris" Scott (born 3 May 1976) is a former
Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League.
identical twinbrother of Brad Scott, Chris was picked by Brisbane in the AFL Draftand moved to Queenslandwhilst still at high school. He studied at Brisbane Boys Collegeduring his first years as an AFL player.
Scott made his AFL debut in 1994 with the
Brisbane Bears, taking out the Norwich Rising Staraward.
Scott became one of the AFL's toughest defensive players, using his strength to outmuscle opposing forwards. Along with his brother Brad, they were nicknamed the
Kray brothersby some fans for their forceful and ruthless styles of play.
During Brisbane's three-peat era Scott was part of a powerful backline also containing
Mal Michael, Chris L. Johnsonand Justin Leppitsch. He caused controversy in round 1 of 2005, when along with Mal Michael he crashed into St Kilda's Nick Riewoldtas he was leaving the field with a broken collarbone. In the same game Scott also had several teeth knocked out after receiving a back-handed fist from opponent Aaron Hamill. [cite news |title=Horror night for Saints |url= http://www.theage.com.au/realfooty/news/Match-Reports/Horror-night-for-Saints/2005/03/24/1111525296655.html |publisher= The Age|date= 2005-03-25|accessdate=2007-08-28 ]
After participating in 2 premiership sides, Scott's later career has been plagued with injuries, but his occasional appearances show his experience and skill. Brisbane's round 22 match against the
Geelong Catson 1 September 2007 was his last after announcing his retirement. In 2008, Scott joined Fremantle as an assistant coach. [AAP; [http://www.realfooty.com.au/news/fremantle/harvey-promises-cruel-summer/2007/10/29/1193618782459.html Harvey promises cruel summer] ; The Age; 2007-10-29; Retrieved on 2008-02-19]
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