MLS SuperDraft

UNC's Dax McCarty has been selected #6 by FC Dallas. Duke's Blake Camp has been selected #45 by Metrostars. NCSU's Aaron King has been selected #48 by Los Angeles Galaxy SuperDraft Pick Tracker Pictures from the SuperDraft First Round:
  1. Marvell Wynne (D-UCLA) - MetroStars
  2. Mehdi Balloucy (M-Santa Clara) - Real Salt Lake
  3. Jason Garey (F-Maryland) - Columbus Crew
  4. Yura Movsisyan (F-Pasadena City College) - Kansas City Wizards
  5. Sacha Kljestan (M-Seton Hall) - Chivas USA
  6. Dax McCarty (M-UNC) - FC Dallas
  7. Justin Moose (M-Wake Forest) - D.C. United
  8. Patrick Ianni (M-UCLA) - Houston
  9. Kei Kamara (F-Cal State Dominguez Hills) - Columbus Crew
  10. Calen Carr (F-Cal State Berkeley) - Chicago Fire
  11. Leandro de Oliveira (M-UAB) - New England Revolution
  12. Nathan Sturgis (D/M-Clemson) - Los Angeles Galaxy
Second Round:
  1. Jed Zayner (D-Indiana) - Columbus
  2. Jeff Curtin (D-Georgetown) - Chicago Fire
  3. Justin Moore (D/M-Clemson) - FC Dallas
  4. Lance Watson (M-New Mexico) - Kansas City Wizards
  5. Josmer Altidore (F-U17s) - MetroStars
  6. Blake Wagner (D/M-U17s) - FC Dallas
  7. Tyson Wahl (D-UC Berkeley) Kansas City Wizards
  8. Brian Plotkin (M-Indiana) - Chicago Fire
  9. Jacob Peterson (F-Indiana) - Colorado Rapids
  10. Dominic Oduro (F-VCU) - FC Dallas
  11. Willie Sims (F-Cal State Northridge) - New England Revolution
  12. Marc Burch (F/M-Maryland) - Los Angeles Galaxy
Third Round:
  1. Kyle Veris (D-Ohio State) - Los Angeles Galaxy
  2. Ryan Johnson (F-Oregon State) - Real Salt Lake
  3. Brandon Moss (M-New Mexico) - Columbus Crew
  4. Matt Groenwald (M-St. John's) - Kansas City Wizards
  5. Stephen Shirley (D/M-VCU) - Kansas City Wizards
  6. Ray Burse, Jr. (GK-Ohio State) - FC Dallas
  7. Rod Dychenko (F-UNLV) - D.C. United
  8. Andre Schmid (F-St. John's) - Houston
  9. Dayton O'Brien (M/F-Memphis) - Columbus
  10. Jordan Russolillo (D-Southern Connecticut) - Chicago Fire
  11. Kyle Brown (F-Tulsa) - New England Revolution
  12. Chris Dunsheath (GK-Bradley) - LA Galaxy
Fourth Round:
  1. Jonathan Bornstein (F-UCLA) - Chivas USA
  2. Duke Hashimoto (F/M-SMU) - Columbus Crew
  3. Jeff Carrol (M/D-St. John's) - DC United
  4. Eric Kronberg (GK-California) - Kansas City Wizards
  5. Blake Camp (M-Duke) - Metrostars
  6. Mike Dello-Russo (M-Maryland) - FC Dallas
  7. Mike Ambersley (F-Indiana) - FC Dallas
  8. Mike Chabala (M-Washington) - Houston
  9. Josh Brown (D-New Mexico) - Colorado Rapids
  10. Jeremy Ashe (D-Marshall) - Chicago Fire
  11. Kenny Bertz (D-Maryland) - DC United
  12. Aaron King (F-NCSU) - LA Galaxy
News and Rumors:
  • Jason Hernandez has been traded from Metrostars to Chivas USA as the player to be named later in the 1st pick trade.
  • Garber says a 2nd expansion team in THE MIDWEST will be announced in the next 60 days. My money is on Peter Wilt's Milwaukee bid.
  • Lots of Trades: Houston has traded a 2007 fourth round pick for a player to be named later. Rapids trade 2007 3rd selection and a conditional 2007 pick for players to be named later. Crew trades partial allocation to Revs in return for first pick of 2nd round of 2006 draft plus a 2007 draft pick.
  • FSC has a recap show tonight at midnight.
  • MLS Opening Day Schedule: April 1: Chicago at Dallas, Columbus at KC, Colorado at Houston, New England at LA April 2: MetroStars at DC, RSL @ Chivas USA
  • New jerseys pictures now on my flickr stream. MLSGear has drawings of the jerseys for pre-order
  • MetroStars select Marvell Wynne as the number 1 pick.
  • MLS gets a special edition of the world cup match ball, a 16-panel (rather than the normal 32-panel) ball. Goalkeepers will "love" this ball says Adidas -- more accuracy and faster flight should benefit strikers and playmakers alike. I love that Donovan, EJ, etc. will be playing with this ball for months before the rest of the world!
  • New Houston name, logo and jersey this coming Wednesday, 1/25.
  • Chivas trades number 1 pick to MetroStars for 5th pick and player to be named later.
  • Rumor: Eddie Gaven to Columbus for Edson Buddle, Columbus/Metrostars exchange first round draft pick order
  • Rumor: Eddie Johnson to KC for Josh Wolff
  • Rumor: Jesse Marsch to Chivas
  • Rumor: Wingert & Jordan to Colorado from Columbus for a conditional draft pick and third rounder.
  • Rumor: Borchers to Odd Grenland
  • Rumor: Cannon to Wizards
  • Rumor: Bradley to Heerenveen