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Dean Scott Brogan (born 14 December 1978) is a ruckman in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was also a former basketballer with the Adelaide 36ers of the National Basketball League (NBL).
Playing with the Adelaide 36ers in the NBL, Brogan was part of the 1998 side that won the NBL championship. He then played with the Newcastle Falcons before deciding to give up basketball to focus on Australian rules.
Known as a solid ruckman, Brogan was signed by Port Adelaide and made his AFL debut in 2001. Under coach Mark Williams the Power became just that in the AFL and qualified for their first ever AFL Grand Final in 2004 where defeated three time defending champions the Brisbane Lions to win the 2004 Premiership in front of 77,671 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. As the teams starting ruckman Brogan became the first sportsman to win titles in both the NBL and AFL.
With the recurrent injuries and subsequent retirement of Matthew Primus between 2003 and 2005, Brogan's fine work in tandem with fellow Power and 2006 and 2007 All-Australian ruckman Brendon Lade continued to form an integral part of Port's hopes in the 2009 season before Lade's retirement at seasons end. Brogan went on to win the Showdown medal in Round 6, 2009 for his best on ground effort against the Adelaide Crows in Showdown XXVI. He was named as vice-captain of the club in the lead up to the 2010 season.
In June 2011, at the age of 32, Brogan announced he would retire from AFL football at the conclusion of the 2011 season. However, he later decided against retirement and was traded to the new expansion Greater Western Sydney Football Club.
In 2006, Brogan was involved in an incident at Adelaide airport in which he punched Adelaide Crows fan Dale Mortimer after being insulted, breaking Mortimer's nose. He pleaded guilty and was fined $750.
In July 2007, Brogan pleaded guilty to assaulting an Adelaide surgeon in October 2005, and was fined $1000.