2016 AFL Draft prospects: Jacob Allison

Name: Jacob Allison
Position: Utility
DOB: 16-04-1998
Height: 194cm
Weight: 79kg
Draft range: 15-35

Pub summary
Athletic, versatile tall, with a penetrating kick.

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Strengths

  • Strong overhead mark
  • Penetrating kick
  • Versatile
  • Athletic

Weaknesses

  • Has not shown much improvement since 2015
  • Contested ball work
  • Best position unclear

Overall

Allison is likely to end up at Brisbane, as he is in the Brisbane Lions/Queensland academy.

He received All-Australian honours last year as a 17-year-old, however, he has failed to reach the heights of 2015 this season.

His size and athleticism makes him a versatile player. He can play as a tall defender, or even drift forward and bag a few goals, while he has also been used in the midfield at times.

He also has a powerful, penetrating right boot and can lay a strong tackle.

However, his improvement has stagnated this season, making it unclear exactly where a bid will come for him.

Under 18-Championship statistics

Games: 3
Average disposals: 16
Total goals: 5
Average marks: 5
Average tackles: 5.7
Average clearances: 1.7
Average clangers: 1.6
Average contested possessions: 5.6
Average inside 50s: 5.3

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