2001 Brownlow Medal

The 2001 Brownlow Medal was the 74th year the award was presented to the player adjudged the fairest and best player during the Australian Football League (AFL) home and away season.[1] Jason Akermanis of the Brisbane Lions won the medal by polling twenty-three votes during the 2001 AFL season.[2]

2001 Brownlow Medal
Date24 September
LocationCrown Palladium
WinnerJason Akermanis (Brisbane)
23 votes
Television/radio coverage
NetworkSeven Network

Leading votegettersEdit

Player Votes
1st Jason Akermanis (Brisbane) 23
2nd Andrew McLeod (Adelaide) 21
3rd Michael Voss (Brisbane Lions) 19
Josh Francou (Port Adelaide)* 19
4th Ben Cousins (West Coast) 18
=5th Jason Johnson (Essendon) 16
Brent Harvey (North Melbourne)
Matthew Lloyd (Essendon)* 15
=7th Shannon Grant (North Melbourne) 14
Nathan Buckley (Collingwood)
Shane Crawford (Hawthorn)* 14
9th Ben Graham (Geelong) 13
=10th Simon Black (Brisbane Lions) 12
Shane O'Bree (Collingwood)

* The player was ineligible to win the medal due to suspension by the AFL Tribunal during the year.


  1. ^ Lovett, Michael (ed.). AFL Record Season Guide 2009. Docklands, Victoria: Slattery Media Group. p. 496. ISBN 978-0-9805162-6-5.
  2. ^ "2001 Brownlow Medal". AFL Tables. Retrieved 8 November 2016.