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ACL diagnosis a shock for Lever

Defender says he initially wasn't aware he ruptured his ACL

1:12pm  Jun 4, 2018

Lever admits hype got to him in opening rounds

Defender says he was disappointed at his start to the season

9:21am  May 28, 2018

Lever excited to take on old club

The defender says he has no hard feelings towards Crows

4:50pm  May 21, 2018

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Jake
Lever

Height
195 cm
DOB
05-03-1996
Weight
92 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
11
Career
67
Goals
2018
0
Career
3
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
658
Avg
60
JakeLever

Player Bio

Endured a year of speculation about his future before he finally announced he wanted to return to Victoria. After much discussion, the Demons handed over their 2017 first-round pick, a future first-round selection and a future fourth-round pick for him. It was a high price to pay, but Lever proved last year he is one of the best intercept defenders in the game. His ability to come off his man and intercept and launch plays earned him selection in the initial All-Australian squad. Signed a four-year contract with the Demons and has already earned plaudits for his leadership skills.

Previous AFL club: Adelaide (2015-17: 56 games, 3 goals).
Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2015; All-Australian nominee 2017.
Brownlow Medal: 2017 votes 1; career votes 1.
Draft history: 2014 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Adelaide) No. 14 overall; 2017 NAB AFL Draft traded by Adelaide for No. 10 (Lochie O’Brien), 2018 1st round selection, 2018 4th round selection.