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Get to know: Jordan Ridley

Jordan Ridley was one of the standouts of Essendon's pre-season campaign. (Photo: Ben Johnstone)

If his JLT Community Series form was anything to go by, 2019 looms as a promising season for young utility Jordan Ridley.

Get to know our No.14 a little bit better, as he readies for his third year in the red and black.

Nickname: Rids 

Greatest individual effort you have seen on the footy field: James Stewart's game-winner

A player from another team you would love to play with: Buddy 

How many games of footy do you watch each weekend? One to two

Your favourite TV football show: Front Bar

Favourite commentator: Brian Taylor

Favourite meal the night before a game: Pasta

Which teammate should appear on the next series of The Bachelor? Matt Guelfi

Teammate most likely to succeed after football: Dylan Clarke

Which teammate belts out your club theme song with the most gusto? Brandon Zerk-Thatcher 

Favourite Netflix series: Gossip Girl

Do you play Fortnite? Yes

Favourite comedian: Kevin Hart

Favourite animal: Dog

Your favourite possession: Car

Best gift you have received: Xbox

If you won Tattslotto, what is the first thing you would buy? Private island

Your favourite holiday destination: USA

The most famous person you have met: Brandon Zerk-Thatcher

The most famous person you would like to meet: Kobe Bryant

Dream job if you weren’t a footballer: NBA player

Dream place to live in the world: New York

The funniest/weirdest thing that has happened to you: Ask BZT

What scares you? Heights 

What is the one talent you wish you had? Superpowers