MLS (Finally) Releases SuperDraft Order

MLS (Finally) Releases SuperDraft Order

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On January 4, 2008
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Something that really should have been posted a month ago or so has finally been released. The 2008 MLS SuperDraft order is finally out and ready for the public viewing.

Interesting seeing the number of picks and where things actually did fall for the clubs.

Chivas with only one pick really jumps out at me, especially since it is a forth rounder. Also expansion club San Jose with only two picks is surprising. Two-time defending champion Houston Dynamo has two picks as well, both late in the third and forth round.

Dallas and LA have seven picks each, so expect plenty of trades with these clubs and other with lack of picks like Chivas and San Jose.

Chicago, KC, and New England each have five picks each.

This draft is expected to be pretty deeps so each club should have a chance at getting some value.

A few of my projections were wrong but they were just guesses for the most part anyways. But for the most part things I had on my projections lined up fairly well with what the league released.

Round One

1. San Jose Earthquakes
2. FC Dallas
3. Real Salt Lake
4. Los Angeles Galaxy
5. Colorado Rapids
6. Columbus Crew
7. New York Red Bulls
8. FC Dallas
9. Toronto FC
10. Toronto FC
11. Kansas City Wizards
12. Chicago Fire
13. New England Revolution
14. Real Salt Lake

Round Two

15. San Jose Earthquakes
16. Red Bull New York
17. Real Salt Lake
18. New England Revolution
19. FC Dallas
20. Columbus Crew
21. Los Angeles Galaxy
22. FC Dallas
23. Kansas City Wizards
24. DC United
25. Kansas City Wizards
26. Chicago Fire
27. New England Revolution
28. Los Angeles Galaxy

Round Three

29. Los Angeles Galaxy
30. Toronto FC
31. FC Dallas
32. Red Bull New York
33. DC United
34. Los Angeles Galaxy
35. Toronto FC
36. Colorado Rapids
37. Real Salt Lake
38. Chicago Fire
39. Kansas City Wizards
40. Chicago Fire
41. New England Revolution
42. Houston Dynamo

Round Four

43. CD Chivas USA
44. Red Bull New York
45. FC Dallas
46. Los Angeles Galaxy
47. Colorado Rapids
48. Columbus Crew
49. Colorado Rapids
50. FC Dallas
51. Los Angeles Galaxy
52. DC United
53. Kansas City Wizards
54. Chicago Fire
55. New England Revolution
56. Houston Dynamo

Trade/Pick Movement List

Round 1

Dallas has Torontoís pick (Mulrooney trade)
Chicago has NYís pick (Osorio deal) — interesting note that the league hasn’t included this deal yet
Toronto has Chivasís pick (Nagamura trade)
Toronto has DCís pick (Dyachenko trade)
RSL has 2nd highest of Torontoís 3 picks (Cunningham trade)
Toronto has Houstonís pick (Mulrooney trade)

Round 2

NY has Torontoís pick (Wynne trade)
LA has NEís pick (allocation/1st rounder trade)
Dallas has Coloradoís pick (Vanney trade)
LA has NYís pick (Wolyniec trade)
KC has LAís pick (Thomas trade, conditional)
LA has KCís pick (Hartman trade)
LA has Houstonís pick (Jaqua trade)

Round 3

LA has SJís pick (Yallop deal)
Dallas has RSLís pick (Kreis retirement)
NY has LAís pick (Mathis trade)
DC has Coloradoís natural pick (Prideaux trade)
Toronto has Coloradoís pick, originally New Yorks’ pick (Casey trade)
Colorado has NYís pick (Freeman trade)
LA has Columbusí pick (Miglioranzi trade, conditional)
Colorado has Dallasís pick (Vanney trade)
RSL has Chivasís pick (Harris trade)
Chicago has DCís pick (Monteiro trade, conditional)

Round 4

Chivas has SJís pick (Burpo deal)
NY has Torontoís pick (Ibrahim trade)
Dallas has RSLís pick (4th rounder trade, 06? draft trade)
Colorado has NYís pick
LA has NY’s pick, via Chivas and via RSL (Rimando trade)

Other

KC has Chivasís pick (Zotinca trade, conditional: 2nd or 3rd round)
DC has LAís pick (Quaranta trade, conditional: 1st or 2nd round)
LA has NYís pick (Quaranta trade, conditional: 4th rounder)

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