Full Name: JAYDEN SHORT
Date of Birth: 24/01/1996
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 72 kg
Debut: 01/04/2016, Round 2, Collingwood
Total Games: 56
Total Goals: 17
2020 Best and Fairest
2020 Premiership player
2019 Premiership player
Jayden Short after failing to be picked up in the 2015 NAB AFL National Draft was drafted by Richmond with pick 11 overall in the AFL Rookie Draft . Jayden played 2015 in the Richmond VFL team and in March 2016 was upgraded to the Richmond senior list , replacing the injured Reece Conca , making his senior debut in Round 2, 2016 against Collingwood and played 16 games for the season at the end of which he was upgraded to the primary list with a “Rookie Elevation “.
Jayden continued to be a regular player in the senior team and was prominent with his speed and long kicking which saw him feature often at the top of the “ metres gained “ measure. He missed selection in the 2017 Premiership team , but displayed wonderful determination to be an important player in the Tigers 2019 and 2020 Premiership teams , winning the club Best and Fairest ( the Jack Dyer Medal ) for the 2020 season . A highly regarded achievement winning the Best and Fairest player in a Premiership year.
Mill Park Juniors, Northern Knights 2013,2014.
Joined Richmond with draft selection pick 11 in 2015 Rookie Draft.