Brent Staker was drafted to the West Coast Eagles, making his debut in 2003. He earned an AFL Rising Star Nomination in 2004. After playing 110 games and booting 84 goals for the West Coast Eagles, he headed East to continue his AFL career with the Brisbane Lions in 2009. He proved himself to be a key position player with the Lions and performed well on either end of the field. Staker retired in 2015.