Jye Caldwell is a damaging midfielder who possesses a mix of tough inside football with outside class.
Jye grew up in Bendigo playing his junior football for Golden Square before moving to Geelong Grammar to finish high school. Not only was Jye a talented footballer but also junior boxing champion.
A series of soft tissue injuries hampered Jyes draft year but he had shown enough to recruiters to be selected with pick 14 in the 2018 NAB AFL Draft. Since entering the Giants he has been able to break into their talented line up on 11 occasions. Following the conclusion of the 2020 season, Caldwell requested a trade back to Victoria, landing at Essendon.