MLS SuperDraft: Navigating the Shifting Tides of Player Acquisition

The SuperDraft Remains a Vital Chess Move in MLS Roster Building

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The annual SuperDraft remains a point of heated discussion, with teams adopting distinct approaches to shape their rosters. However, its once-central relevance has faced challenges in the wake of the emergence of youth academies, international transfers, and heterogeneous strategies among clubs.

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Strategic Divergence and the Example of Orlando and Philadelphia

On one end of the spectrum, teams like the Philadelphia Union take a pragmatic stance, prioritizing trade deals and resource acquisition over draft picks. In contrast, clubs like Orlando City showcase the effectiveness of the draft by identifying talents such as Daryl Dike, whose significant impact led to a transfer valued at around $10 million.

Clubs' Perspectives and Draft Valuation

Different clubs employ varied strategies regarding the draft, ranging from aggressive trading of picks to careful selection of young talents. Craig Waibel, general manager of the Seattle Sounders, emphasizes the ongoing importance of the draft, despite its constantly evolving role, citing the consistency of the university system in producing players ready for the MLS.

Sophomores and Juniors in the Draft

An interesting twist unfolds in the 2024 edition of the SuperDraft, with the inclusion of college sophomores and juniors. This change opens up new possibilities for development, allowing clubs to craft personalized strategies to attract promising talents without compromising their eligibility in the NCAA.

The Chessboard of the MLS SuperDraft

The MLS SuperDraft continues to play a crucial role in roster building, although its importance has transformed over time. The draft remains a key piece in the complex puzzle of talent development and acquisition in the North American league.

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Which players might be selected?

  1. Abrahamsson, Tom – RB – Florida Atlantic
  2. Adimabua, Nonso – F – California Berkeley
  3. Adnan, Noah – RCB – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: Bethesda SC
  4. Afonso, Leo – F – Virginia | MLS NEXT Academy: Inter Miami CF, Philadelphia Union
  5. Ahlander, Axel – CM – Virginia
  6. Alejandre, Alex – CM – Louisville | MLS NEXT Academy: Chicago FC United
  7. Alonefti, Ploutarchos – F – Lipscomb
  8. Alphin, Trace – GK – Wake Forest
  9. Al-Qaq, Ahmad – AM – North Carolina
  10. Alvarez, Demian – RCB – Seattle
  11. Aman, Richie – RW – Washington | MLS NEXT Academy: Seacoast United
  12. Amaya, Jefferson – DM – High Point
  13. Anderson, Julian – CM – San Diego State | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  14. Anderson, Steven – LB – Loyola Marymount
  15. Aoumaich, Adam – LW – Marshall
  16. Aoyama, Jason – CM – Navy | MLS NEXT Academy: FC DELCO, Philadelphia Union
  17. Arcoverde, Pedro – RCB – Missouri State
  18. Arias, Timothy – RB – Central Florida
  19. Arlotti, Alessandro – F – Harvard | MLS NEXT Academy: Boston Bolts
  20. Armas, Javier – LCB – Oregon State
  21. Atkinson, Nick – RB – Army
  22. Ault, Palmer – LW – Butler | MLS NEXT Academy: Indy Eleven
  23. Awodesu, Obafemi – RCB – Penn State | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union, Chargers Soccer Club
  24. Awoudor, Clarence – LW – Central Florida
  25. Azzam Ruiz, Camil – F – Iona
  26. Babalai, Jacob – F – Portland
  27. Bacharach, Hugo – RCB – Indiana
  28. Baer, Ryan – DM – West Virginia
  29. Baffour, KK – LW – Notre Dame
  30. Baldvinsson, Birgir – LB – Wisconsin
  31. Bank, Fletcher – RW – Stanford
  32. Bank, Palmer – LB – Stanford
  33. Barea, Jesus – AM – Missouri State
  34. Barker John, Damien – F – Louisville | MLS NEXT Academy: BW Gottschee, NYCFC, Metropolitan Oval
  35. Barrett, Zach – RCB – Vermont
  36. Barry, Hesron – LCB – Wisconsin Green Bay
  37. Bateson, Pierce – LW – UConn | MLS NEXT Academy: Cedar Stars Academy - Bergen
  38. Batista, Diego – CM – Providence
  39. Batrouni, Joey – GK – Virginia
  40. Bazini, Yaniv – AM – Vermont
  41. Beecham, Thomas – LCB – California Baptist
  42. Bell, Matthew – F – Marshall
  43. Bennage, Vincent – F – Davidson
  44. Bennett, Liam – LB – New Hampshire
  45. Bestilliero, Rodrigo – LB – Franklin Pierce
  46. Blanton, Josiah – LB – James Madison
  47. Blevins, Bryce – AM – Michigan | MLS NEXT Academy: Chicago FC United
  48. Bohane, Zachary – RW – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: De Anza Force
  49. Boneau, Bryce – CM – Notre Dame | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Dallas
  50. Bonilla, Jose (Kevin) – RB – Portland | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Dallas
  51. Brandt, Ethan – GK – Western Michigan
  52. Bright, Yannick – DM – New Hampshire
  53. Brisco, Khai – RB – Washington | MLS NEXT Academy: Seattle Sounders FC
  54. Broughton, Max – RCB – West Virginia
  55. Brown, Holden – GK – Virginia | MLS NEXT Academy: Indy Eleven
  56. Bubb, Zane – RCB – Central Florida
  57. Burns, Lukas – GK – Providence | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  58. Burns, Paddy – LB – Notre Dame
  59. Burns, Trevor – CM – Georgetown | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution
  60. Caceres, Edrey – DM – Marquette | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo FC
  61. Caldeira, Marcus – F – West Virginia
  62. Calderon, Giovanni – RCB – California State Fullerton | MLS NEXT Academy: Nomads
  63. Calheira, Taylor – F – Maryland Baltimore County
  64. Camara, Aboubacar – F – Kentucky
  65. Carlson, Simon – CM – Georgia State
  66. Carmichael, Kevin – RCB – California Berkeley
  67. Carmichael, Ryan – F – Hofstra
  68. Casas, Pep – CM – North Carolina Wilmington
  69. Castillo, Gerardo – LB – Virginia Commonwealth
  70. Castro, Jackson – LW – Creighton
  71. Chica, Daniel – CB – Loudon United
  72. Clagette, Brandon – RB – Northwestern | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  73. Clapier, Dyson – LW – Akron | MLS NEXT Academy: Portland Timbers
  74. Clark, Brendan – LB – California Riverside | MLS NEXT Academy: D.C. United
  75. Coelho, Cristian – CM – Navy | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo FC
  76. Contell, Jose – RW – UCLA
  77. Conway, Eli – F – UConn | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls
  78. Coons, Daniel – RCB – Dartmouth | MLS NEXT Academy: Columbus Crew
  79. Copetti, Stefan – AM – Maryland
  80. Creek, Brennan – CM – Kentucky
  81. Crockford, Nathan – GK – Wisconsin | MLS NEXT Academy: Chicago Fire
  82. Crowell, Parker – CM – Xavier | MLS NEXT Academy: Columbus Crew
  83. Cunningham, Okeefe – CM – Loyola Marymount
  84. Czech, Andrew – CM – North Carolina | MLS NEXT Academy: Sockers FC
  85. Da, Jayden – F – Duquesne
  86. Dadzie, Kojo – AM – Brown
  87. Daley, Amir – RB – Duke | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls
  88. Dang, Nick – RCB – Lipscomb
  89. Davila, Evan – CM – California Berkeley
  90. de Flores, Shane – M – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: De Anza Force, Ballistic United
  91. De Gannes, Andrew – LB – Oregon State | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  92. De Vicente, Jesus – RB – Illinois Chicago
  93. Denley, Nicholas – LB – Portland
  94. Dewing, Thaddaeus – F – Air Force
  95. Diarbian, Gevork – LW – Providence | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution
  96. Diaz, David – LW – CV Fuego FC
  97. Dickey, Kent – GK – Villanova
  98. Diene, Babacar – F – Rider
  99. Dillon, Trevor – RCB – San Diego
  100. Diop, Mani – RCB – Washington | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  101. Diop, Momo – CM – Rider
  102. Donnellan, Sam – F – Delaware
  103. Doody, Grayson – RB – UCLA | MLS NEXT Academy: LA Galaxy
  104. Dourado, Lucca – F – Central Florida
  105. Dowd, Bryan – GK – Notre Dame | MLS NEXT Academy: Chicago Fire, Chicago FC United
  106. Duggan, Morris – LCB – Marshall
  107. Duncan, Arik – F – California Berkeley
  108. Edwards, Nate – RB – Syracuse
  109. Ekeland, Ask – CM – Duquesne
  110. Ender, Lukas – RCB – Loyola Chicago
  111. Engmann, Christian – RCB – San Diego State
  112. Escobar, Mere – LW – Midwestern State
  113. Escribano, Christian – RB – Wake Forest | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Dallas
  114. Estrada, Camilo – CM – Northern Illinois | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Dallas
  115. Evans, Connor – CM – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: Portland Timbers
  116. Evans, Tyger – LB – NCAA Transfer Portal | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  117. Falsone, Sebastian – x – Louisville
  118. Farkarlun, Bryant – LW – Texas, Rio Grande Valley
  119. Farnos, Arnau – RW – Oregon State
  120. Farrington, Logan – F – Oregon State
  121. Fernandez, Nick – DM – Portland | MLS NEXT Academy: Barca Residence Academy
  122. Fisher, Mark – CM – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: Michigan Wolves
  123. Fleuriau Chateau, Nicolas – F – St. John's
  124. Flores, Luis – F – Oral Roberts
  125. Floriani, Max – RCB – Saint Louis
  126. Flynn, Galen – RB – Saint Louis | MLS NEXT Academy: Oakwood Soccer Club
  127. Fofanah, Buba – F – Portland | MLS NEXT Academy: Santa Barbara Soccer Club, Ventura County Fusion
  128. Fontana, Pietro – F – Central Arkansas
  129. Forbes, Jahlane – LB – Wake Forest | MLS NEXT Academy: Florida Kickers, Orlando City SC
  130. Frederick, Wayne – CM – Duke | MLS NEXT Academy: Bethesda SC
  131. Friedberg, Ryan – GK – Cornell
  132. Fuentes, Christopher – x – Richland Junior College
  133. Fujiwara, Kaoru – AM – Harvard | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution
  134. Gallaway, Pierce – CM – Old Dominion
  135. Garcia Jr., Joel – RB – San Jose State
  136. Garcia-Pascual, Alvaro – F – Marshall
  137. Gardiner, Trey – RCB – Davidson
  138. Garvey, Ethan – RCB – College of Charleston
  139. Gates, John – RW – Loyola Chicago | MLS NEXT Academy: St. Louis Scott Gallagher
  140. Georgallides, Konstantinos – AM – Louisville
  141. Gerbet, Joran – DM – Clemson
  142. Goldman, Eli – F – New Hampshire
  143. Goldthorp, Eliot – AM – Hofstra
  144. Gomez, Sam – GK – Southern Illinois, Edwardsville | MLS NEXT Academy: St. Louis Scott Gallagher
  145. Gonzalez, Carlos – GK – California Riverside | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Golden State Force
  146. Gordon, Lorenzo – GK – American
  147. Graham, Ian – RCB – James Madison | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  148. Grassi, Pietro – LCB – UCLA
  149. Greenlee, Pablo – RB – UCLA
  150. Guerra, Gage – F – Louisville | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo
  151. Gunn, JD – GK – Memphis
  152. Guske, Owen – CM – Jacksonville | MLS NEXT Academy: Orlando City SC
  153. Gutierrez, Jerry – CM – Central Arkansas | MLS NEXT Academy: Colorado Rapids
  154. Hackworth, Larsen – CDM – St. Louis CITY2 | MLS NEXT Academy: IMG Academy
  155. Hagan, Emmanuel – RCB – North Carolina Greensboro
  156. Hald, Oliver – LCB – Southern Methodist
  157. Hallenberger, Josh – RW – Akron | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo FC
  158. Hamelink, Max – CM – San Francisco
  159. Hammersley, Andrew – GK – Sacred Heart
  160. Hangi, Josue – GK – Georgia State
  161. Harms, John (JT) – GK – Indiana | MLS NEXT Academy: Columbus Crew
  162. Harper, Charlie – LCB – North Carolina
  163. Henry, Malik – AM – Akron | MLS NEXT Academy: Toronto FC
  164. Hernando, Carlos – RCB – West Virginia
  165. Hesselmeyer, Donovan – CM – South Florida | MLS NEXT Academy: Orlando City SC
  166. Hibbert, Jayden – GK – UConn | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls, Cedar Stars Academy - Bergen
  167. Hille, Luke – F – North Carolina State
  168. Hoard, Ethan – RCB – California Davis
  169. Hodgson, Carson – CM – Western Michigan
  170. Holbrook, Pierce – GK – Navy | MLS NEXT Academy: Real Colorado
  171. Hughes, Alec – F – UMass Amherst
  172. Humphrey, Turner – RCB – Oregon State
  173. Ignacio, Kaya – F – High Point | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo FC
  174. Incera, Joseba – GK – New Hampshire
  175. Infuso, Pierce – LCB – Hofstra
  176. Innes, Colin – CM – Boston University
  177. Jaaskelainen, Emil – F – Long Island
  178. Jackson, David – CM – Navy | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo FC
  179. Jackson, Kimball – CB – Lexington SC | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Cincinnati
  180. Jaridly, Rommee – RW – San Diego State | MLS NEXT Academy: Strikers FC
  181. Jeffus, Luke – CM – Tulsa
  182. Jennings, Maximus – RCB – Georgetown | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Soccer Club
  183. Johnson, Andrew – RCB – Cornell | MLS NEXT Academy: FC DELCO
  184. Johnson, Cole – GK – Southern Methodist | MLS NEXT Academy: Real Salt Lake - AZ
  185. Jones, Eliot – GK – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution
  186. Jones, Josh – RCB – Louisville
  187. Jones, Malachi – RW – Lipscomb
  188. Jones, Nate – LCB – Washington
  189. Jorgensen, Frederik – LB – West Virginia
  190. Ka, Alioune – F – Cornell
  191. Kadono, Tetsuya – GK – California State Fullerton
  192. Kanagwa, Jonathan – CM – Virginia Commonwealth
  193. Katsaros, Elias – RCB – Tacoma Defiance | MLS NEXT Academy: Seattle Sounders FC
  194. Keenan, Maxwell – RW – Wisconsin
  195. Kelly, Zac – GK – Michigan State | MLS NEXT Academy: Michigan Jaguars
  196. Kiil, Jackson – F – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: Columbus Crew
  197. Kiingi, Kisa – RB – Cornell
  198. Kijima, Hosei – CM – Wake Forest | MLS NEXT Academy: IMG Academy
  199. Kina, Taha – LCB – Brown | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution
  200. Kingston, Peter – LW – Washington | MLS NEXT Academy: Seattle Sounders FC
  201. Klein, Brennan – GK – Boston College
  202. Kocevski, Jeorgio – CM – Syracuse | MLS NEXT Academy: Rochester NY FC Academy
  203. Kolevski, Bojan – F – Cleveland State
  204. Korbus, Jordan – CM – San Diego State | MLS NEXT Academy: San Jose Earthquakes
  205. Korzeniowski, Stas – F – Pennsylvania | MLS NEXT Academy: Players Development Academy
  206. Kossa-Rienzi, Kalani – RB – Washington
  207. Krakowiak, Alexander – CM – James Madison | MLS NEXT Academy: Toronto FC
  208. Kropp, Dylan – RCB – Xavier | MLS NEXT Academy: Indy Eleven
  209. Kurija, Dominik – RB – New Hampshire
  210. Lagos, Eric – F – Yale
  211. Lambe, Connor – GK – California Berkeley
  212. Lara, Luis – F – Stetson
  213. Larsen, Brigham – F – Charlotte
  214. Larsson, Kevin – RW – James Madison
  215. LeBel, Bryce – LB – Louisville | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls
  216. Lee, Jackson – GK – West Virginia
  217. Leibold, Giona – LB – Syracuse
  218. Lelin, Yanis – LB – James Madison
  219. Leon, Ivan – LCB – Central Arkansas
  220. Lepley, Tucker – CM – UCLA | MLS NEXT Academy: Sporting Kansas City
  221. Leroux, Beau – CM – San Jose State | MLS NEXT Academy: Breakers FC
  222. Leveque, Mateo – AM – Syracuse
  223. Linhares, Kyle – RW – Georgetown | MLS NEXT Academy: Players Development Academy, New York Red Bulls
  224. Lopez, Antino – RCB – Duke | MLS NEXT Academy: Seattle Sounders, Shattuck-St. Mary’s
  225. Lowell, Jamie – GK – Maryland | MLS NEXT Academy: Seattle Sounders FC, Seacoast United
  226. Lukovic, Amer – CM – Montclair State | MLS NEXT Academy: Players Development Academy
  227. Lund, Nicklas – LB – Oregon State
  228. Lynch, Riley – F – Saint Mary's | MLS NEXT Academy: Phoenix Rising
  229. Maestre, Luis – LB – George Mason
  230. Maher, Joey – RCB – Indiana | MLS NEXT Academy: St. Louis Scott Gallagher
  231. Mangarov, Daniel – RW – Virginia | MLS NEXT Academy: Midwest United
  232. Mangione, Peter – AM – Penn State | MLS NEXT Academy: Baltimore Armour, Orlando City SC
  233. Marin, Alexander – F – Fairfield
  234. Marshall, Oscar – DM – Acadia
  235. Materazzi, Davide – RCB – James Madison
  236. Maurer, Conner – RCB – Stanford | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls
  237. Maynez, Diego – AM – Northern Illinois | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Dallas
  238. Mboma Dem, Kenji – F – Dayton
  239. McCamy, Collin – LCB – Northwestern
  240. McCormick, Luke – AM – West Virginia
  241. McDonald, Patrick – CM – Indiana | MLS NEXT Academy: Indy Eleven
  242. McRobb, Finn – LCB – High Point
  243. McSorley, Brendan – F – Providence | MLS NEXT Academy: Players Development Academy
  244. Mensah Jr., Ernest – RB – Xavier | MLS NEXT Academy: Sockers FC
  245. Mercado, Felipe – CM – Pittsburgh
  246. Meredith, Bryce – LCB – Memphis
  247. Mesalles, Ruben – LB – Duke | MLS NEXT Academy: IMG Academy, Tampa Bay United
  248. Metsack, Nathan – RCB – Stetson | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution, Oakwood Soccer Club
  249. Meyer, Wyatt – LCB – California Berkeley
  250. Meyers, Chris – LB – Washington
  251. Mihalic, Tommy – CM – Indiana | MLS NEXT Academy: Chicago FC United
  252. Mikina, Gabriel – RCB – Syracuse
  253. Miller, Jansen – RCB – Indiana
  254. Mimy, Schinieder – LB – Oral Roberts
  255. Mirkovic, Filip – CM – Pittsburgh | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls, Metropolitan Oval
  256. Mols, Casper – GK – Kentucky
  257. Montali, Francesco – GK – Boston University
  258. Montoute, Demarre – RCB – Marist
  259. Moore, Daniel – LB – Charlotte
  260. Morgan, Hakeem – F – St. Olaf College
  261. Morris, James – F – Seattle
  262. Mueller, Luis – LW – California Baptist
  263. Munoz, Ramon – RCB – San Francisco
  264. Murray, Max – RCB – Vermont
  265. Murrell, Jacob – F – Georgetown
  266. Mustre, Eduardo – F – Florida International
  267. Nagy, Zoltan – GK – Duquesne
  268. Ndiaye, Moussa – RCB – Virginia Commonwealth
  269. Niang, Babacar – AM – Wake Forest | MLS NEXT Academy: Players Development Academy, New York Red Bulls
  270. Nielsen, Kenny – RCB – Georgetown
  271. Nitzl, Alex – LB – Maryland
  272. Nocus, Ayden – CM – Louisville | MLS NEXT Academy: FC Dallas]
  273. Nto, Eno – F – Notre Dame
  274. Nutornutsi, Bright – F – Grand Canyon
  275. Nyandjo, Jono – RW – Charlotte
  276. Obara, Clay – LW – James Madison
  277. Ochoa, Andre – F – UCLA | MLS NEXT Academy: LA Galaxy, Strikers FC
  278. O'Connor, Aidan – RCB – Virginia | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  279. Ofunrein, Oje – F – Denver
  280. Okiyoshi, Taimu – CM – Marshall
  281. Oliver, Chase – AM – Wake Forest | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  282. Onodera, Taketo – DM – Seattle
  283. Ordonez, Roberto – AM – California State Fullerton
  284. Oyegunle, Olu – LCB – Syracuse
  285. Pacella, Daniel – CM – Vermont
  286. Paris, Sidney – AM – Wake Forest | MLS NEXT Academy: Toronto FC, Chicago Fire, Chicago FC United
  287. Parrish, Brandon – AM – Clemson | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  288. Peck, Michael – RCB – Missouri State
  289. Pelà, Umberto – DM – Virginia
  290. Perez, Rocky – CM – South Carolina
  291. Petraeus, Alexander – RW – Southern Methodist
  292. Phillip, Kai – F – Evansville
  293. Powder, Samory – RB – Portland | MLS NEXT Academy: Cedar Stars Academy, New York Red Bulls, Players Development Academy, Portland Timbers
  294. Prego, Bernardo – RB – Providence
  295. Premack, Nolan – GK – California Baptist
  296. Primo, Eric – AM – Memphis
  297. Probo, Giorgio – CM – Creighton
  298. Pruter, Luke – GK – California Irvine | MLS NEXT Academy: LA Galaxy
  299. Quiah, Joseph – LW – Dayton
  300. Radivojsa, Matthew – CM – Notre Dame | MLS NEXT Academy: Toronto FC
  301. Ramirez, Miguel – F – Duke | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  302. Randolph, Jacob – GK – North Carolina Wilmington
  303. Reaves, Anthony – RB – Cornell
  304. Reece, Maddux – CM – Davidson | MLS NEXT Academy: D.C. United
  305. Reese, Kyle – LCB – University of Nebraska, Omaha | MLS NEXT Academy: Sporting Kansas City
  306. Richmond, Nathan – RW – Clemson | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United, IMG Academy
  307. Ricketts, Jamar – LW – California State Northridge | MLS NEXT Academy: Cedar Stars Academy - Bergen
  308. Riecke, Jan – LCB – Harvard
  309. Roberts, Reid – LCB – San Francisco | MLS NEXT Academy: Real Colorado
  310. Robinson, Jonathan – LB – Western Michigan
  311. Robles, Rodrigo – F – James Madison
  312. Rodrigues dos Santos, Lineker – F – Memphis
  313. Rodriguez, Andres – DM – Virginia Commonwealth
  314. Røed, Sander – CM – Louisville
  315. Rogers, Max – LW – Yale
  316. Rogers, Quin – CM – Michigan | MLS NEXT Academy: De Anza Force
  317. Rome, Austin – LCB – Virginia | MLS NEXT Academy: Baltimore Armour
  318. Roou, Matthew – LW – Notre Dame | MLS NEXT Academy: Indy Eleven, Shattuck-St. Mary`s
  319. Rosa, Anderson – LB – Central Florida
  320. Russo, Daniel – F – Notre Dame | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls
  321. Sanchez, Aldair – LB – Sacramento FC | MLS NEXT Academy: Portland Timbers
  322. Sangwa, Joel – RCB – Akron
  323. Schaefer, Brian – RCB – South Florida
  324. Schewe, Ryan – GK – Georgetown | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  325. Schwartz, Owen – RCB – UCLA
  326. Senden, Youri – RCB – Drexel
  327. Shokalook, Jason – F – Akron
  328. Sienkiel , Antek – LB – St. John's | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union, Players Development Academy
  329. Silva, Marco – RW – Marshall | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  330. Singh, Tristan – CM – Texas, Rio Grande Valley
  331. Smalls, Tyger – LW – Loyola Marymount
  332. Smith, Ian – LB – Denver | MLS NEXT Academy: Real Colorado
  333. Smith, Remi – CM – Air Force | MLS NEXT Academy: Atlanta United
  334. Sordo, Aymane – LW – Marshall
  335. Soronellas, Robbie – DM – Central Florida
  336. Sotack, Cole – RCB – Rutgers | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union
  337. Soto, Heriberto(Beto) – LW – Marquette | MLS NEXT Academy: Houston Dynamo FC
  338. Sparks, Bailey – CM – Southern Methodist | MLS NEXT Academy: Sporting Kansas City
  339. Speel, Wessel – GK – Hofstra
  340. Spengler, Ajmeer – CM – South Florida | MLS NEXT Academy: West Florida Flames, Tampa Bay United, Chargers Soccer Club
  341. Spicer, Tyrese – LW – Lipscomb
  342. Spikner, Ellis – RW – Oregon State
  343. Sproat, Reid – RCB – San Diego State
  344. Sterobo, Louis – LCB – Saint Mary's
  345. Stjernegaard, Alex – CM – Marshall
  346. Stout, Jonathan – LW – Michigan State
  347. Stretch, Callum – RCB – Loyola Marymount | MLS NEXT Academy: LA Galaxy
  348. Studenhofft, Gunnar – F – Manhattan College | MLS NEXT Academy: Orlando City SC
  349. Suchecki, Joe – AM – Maryland | MLS NEXT Academy: NYCFC
  350. Svetanoff, Alex – GK – Louisville | MLS NEXT Academy: Indy Eleven
  351. Sylla, Ousmane – AM – Clemson
  352. Tabora, Marlon – F – Georgetown | MLS NEXT Academy: Bethesda SC
  353. Talabi, Abdel – RCB – Bryant
  354. Tavares, Hugo – CM – New Jersey Institute of Technology
  355. teDuits, Michael – AM – Pennsylvania | MLS NEXT Academy: New England Revolution
  356. Tellez, Federico – AM – Northeastern | MLS NEXT Academy: Inter Miami CF, Weston FC
  357. Thiam, Mouhameth – AM – Virginia
  358. Thomas, Elias – RCB – San Francisco
  359. Thomas, Riley – RCB – North Carolina
  360. Tori, Riyon – CM – Charlotte
  361. Torrellas, Marc – CM – Loyola Chicago
  362. Travis, Owen – RCB – Florida International
  363. Trimnal, Tyler – F – Clemson
  364. Tsukada, Yutaro – LW – West Virginia
  365. Umar, Basit – AM – Dayton
  366. Vacter, Guillaume – RCB – UConn
  367. Van der Walt, Dylan – GK – Loyola Maryland
  368. Varela, Alejandro – DM – Akron
  369. Vellios, Deylen – RB – Ohio State | MLS NEXT Academy: Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  370. Ventura, Kevin – DM – Central Arkansas
  371. Vician, Martin – F – North Carolina
  372. Visconti, Mason – LB – Kentucky | MLS NEXT Academy: Sporting Kansas City
  373. Wagner, Zach – LCB – Navy | MLS NEXT Academy: Philadelphia Union, FC DELCO
  374. Waltz, Eric – GK – San Francisco
  375. Weiss, Justin – LW – Northwestern | MLS NEXT Academy: New York Red Bulls, BW Gottschee, Metropolitan Oval
  376. Westergren, Mads – RCB – Southern Methodist
  377. White, Nikolas – RCB – Harvard | MLS NEXT Academy: Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  378. Wiemann, Benjamin – RCB – High Point
  379. Wiese, Paul – RB – Virginia
  380. Wilder Jr., Terrance – RB – Quinnipiac
  381. Williams, Dante – RB – Oregon State | MLS NEXT Academy: Barca Residency Academy
  382. Williams, Scott – GK – Virginia | MLS NEXT Academy: Columbus Crew
  383. Wootton, Laurence – CM – Ohio State
  384. Yeboah, Paul – RCB – Dayton
  385. Zaldivar, Owen – LW – San Diego State | MLS NEXT Academy: Barca Residence Academy
  386. Zengue, Zach – AM – Georgetown | MLS NEXT Academy: Shattuck-St. Mary's
  387. Zinnhardt, Til – RCB – North Carolina
  388. Zuluaga, Yeider – LW – Seattle