MLS SuperDraft 2008

MLS SuperDraft 2008

Date: January 18, 2008
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Overall Selections: 56

Round 1

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
1 Kansas City Wizards[R1 trade 1] United States *Chance Myers D UCLA
Ventura County Fusion
2 FC Dallas[R1 trade 2] United States *Brek Shea M Generation adidas
3 Real Salt Lake United States *Tony Beltran D UCLA
Los Angeles Storm
4 Los Angeles Galaxy United States Sean Franklin D Cal State Northridge
San Fernando Valley Quakes
5 Colorado Rapids United States *Ciaran O’Brien M UC Santa Barbara
Tacoma Tide
6 Columbus Crew England Andy Iro D UC Santa Barbara
7 Chicago Fire[R1 trade 3] Ghana *Patrick Nyarko F Virginia Tech
8 FC Dallas United States *Josh Lambo GK Generation adidas
9 Toronto FC[R1 trade 4] Trinidad and Tobago Julius James D Connecticut
10 Toronto FC[R1 trade 5] United States Pat Phelan M Wake Forest
11 Kansas City Wizards Honduras *Roger Espinoza M Ohio State
12 Chicago Fire United States Dominic Cervi GK Tulsa
13 New England Revolution United States *Rob Valentino D San Francisco
San Jose Frogs
14 Real Salt Lake[R1 trade 6] United States David Horst D Old Dominion
Hampton Roads Piranhas

 

Round 1 Trade

  1. #1: San Jose Earthquakes → Kansas City Wizards.
  2. #2: Toronto FC → FC Dallas.
  3. #7: New York Red Bulls → Chicago Fire.
  4. #9: Chivas USA → Toronto FC.
  5. #10: D.C. United → Toronto FC.
  6. #14: Houston → Toronto FC → Real Salt Lake.

Round 2

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
15 San Jose Earthquakes United States Shea Salinas M Furman
Carolina Dynamo
16 New York Red Bulls[R2 trade 1] United States Eric Brunner D Ohio State
Michigan Bucks
17 Real Salt Lake United States *Alex Nimo F Generation adidas
18 New England Revolution[R2 trade 2] United States Michael Videira M Duke
Cary RailHawks U23’s
19 FC Dallas[R2 trade 3] United States *Eric Avila M UC Santa Barbara
Ventura County Fusion
20 Columbus Crew United States George Josten M/F Gonzaga
Michigan Bucks
21 Los Angeles Galaxy[R2 trade 4] United States Ely Allen F/M Washington
22 Columbus Crew[R2 trade 5] Haiti Ricardo Pierre-Louis F Lee University
Cape Cod Crusaders
23 Kansas City Wizards[R2 trade 6] Cameroon Yomby William D Old Dominion
Hampton Roads Piranhas
24 D.C. United United States Andrew Jacobson M California
25 Kansas City Wizards[R2 trade 7] United States Jonathan Leathers D Furman
Atlanta Silverbacks U23’s
26 Chicago Fire United States Peter Lowry M/F Santa Clara
San Jose Frogs
27 New England Revolution United States Joe Germanese M Duke
Cary RailHawks U23’s
28 Toronto FC[R2 trade 8] United States Brian Edwards GK Wake Forest

Round 2 Trade

  1. #16: Toronto FC → New York Red Bulls.
  2. #18: Los Angeles Galaxy → New England Revolution.
  3. #19: Colorado Rapids → FC Dallas.
  4. #21: New York Red Bulls → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  5. #22: FC Dallas → Columbus Crew.
  6. #23: Chivas USA → Kansas City Wizards.
  7. #25: Kansas City Wizards → Los Angeles Galaxy → Kansas City Wizards.
  8. #28: Houston → Los Angeles → Toronto FC.

Round 3

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
29 Los Angeles Galaxy[R3 trade 1] United States Julian Valentin D Wake Forest
30 Toronto FC United States Mike Zaher D UCLA
San Fernando Valley Quakes
31 Columbus Crew[R3 trade 2] United States Ryan Miller D Notre Dame
Indiana Invaders
32 New York Red Bulls[R3 trade 3] United States Luke Sassano M California
San Jose Frogs
33 D.C. United[R3 trade 4] United States Ryan Cordeiro M/F Connecticut
34 Los Angeles Galaxy[R3 trade 5] United States Matt Allen GK Creighton
Des Moines Menace
35 Toronto FC[R3 trade 6] Republic of Ireland Joseph Lapira F Notre Dame
Baton Rouge Capitals
36 Colorado Rapids[R3 trade 7] United States Adrian Chevannes D SMU
37 Real Salt Lake[R3 trade 8] United States Brennan Tennelle M UC Santa Barbara
38 Chicago Fire[R3 trade 9] Jamaica Dwight Barnett F Lynn University
Cape Cod Crusaders
39 Kansas City Wizards United States Matt Marquess D Santa Clara
San Jose Frogs
40 Chicago Fire United States Stephen King M Maryland
41 New England Revolution Canada Matt Britner D Brown
42 Houston Dynamo United States Geoff Cameron M Rhode Island
Rhode Island Stingrays

 

Round 3 Trade

  1. #29: San Jose Earthquakes → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  2. #31: Real Salt Lake → FC Dallas → Columbus Crew.
  3. #32: Los Angeles Galaxy → New York Red Bulls.
  4. #33: Colorado Rapids → D.C. United.
  5. #34: Columbus Crew → Los Angeles Galaxy.
  6. #35: New York Red Bulls → Colorado Rapids → Toronto FC.
  7. #36: FC Dallas → Colorado Rapids.
  8. #37: Chivas USA → Real Salt Lake.
  9. #38: D.C. United → Chicago Fire.

Round 4

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
43 Chivas USA[R4 trade 1] United States Keith Savage M West Florida
Central Florida Kraze
44 New York Red Bulls[R4 trade 2] United States David Roth M Northwestern
Chicago Fire Premier
45 FC Dallas[R4 trade 3] United States Jamil Roberts D Santa Clara
46 Los Angeles Galaxy Guam Brandon McDonald M San Francisco
San Jose Frogs
47 Colorado Rapids United States Brian Grazier M Saint Louis
48 Columbus Crew United States Steven Lenhart F Azusa Pacific
Southern California Seahorses
49 Colorado Rapids[R4 trade 4] United States Scott Campbell M North Carolina
50 FC Dallas United States Ben Nason M Virginia Tech
51 Los Angeles Galaxy[R4 trade 5] United States Matt Hatzke D Santa Clara
52 D.C. United United States Tony Schmitz M Creighton
53 Kansas City Wizards United States Rauwshan McKenzie D Michigan State
Chicago Fire Premier
54 Chicago Fire United States Austin Washington D Gonzaga
Spokane Spiders
55 New England Revolution United States Spencer Wadsworth F Duke
56 Houston Dynamo United States Jeremy Barlow M Virginia

Round 4 Trade

  1. #43: San Jose Earthquakes → Chivas USA.
  2. #44: Toronto FC → New York Red Bulls.
  3. #45: Real Salt Lake → FC Dallas.
  4. #49: New York Red Bulls → Colorado Rapids.
  5. #51: Chivas USA → Real Salt Lake → New York Red Bulls → Los Angeles Galaxy.