DOB: 22 May 1976
From: Glenelg, Selection #50, 1997 National Draft
Number: 37 1999
Originally selected by Port Adelaide with pick #15 of the 1997 Pre-Season draft, the brother of Geelong premiership player Brad was selected by Melbourne at the end of that year.
Ottens made his first appearance in the firsts in the opening match of 1999 and played four matches in a row before being dropped. Weeks later he seriously injured his right knee in a reserves game at Princes Park and did not play another senior match.
The Age - 26/02/1997
"Daily news on every club" - The Age 27/06/2000