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2015 MLS Draft Big Board: Final Edition

Article Written by TopDrawerSoccer
Published: January 15, 2015

The 2015 MLS Draft is almost here.

Below is the final version of TopDrawerSoccer.com's Big Board, ranking the top players available to Major League Soccer teams on Thursday's draft. This year's crop offers a lot of options with five players signed to Generation adidas deals, and a total of 12 seniors who have signed with the league ahead of draft day.


Compiled through watching games over the past few seasons, conversations with scouts and coaches alike, the Big Board is an attempt at ranking players by their projected pro potential.

* - Generation adidas signings

Rank Player School
1 F Cyle Larin* Connecticut
2 M Cristian Roldan* Washington
3 M Nick Besler Notre Dame
4 F Khiry Shelton Oregon State
5 M Dan Metzger Maryland
6 F Romario Williams* UCF
7 M Fatai Alashe Michigan State
8 D Otis Earle UC Riverside
9 GK Alex Bono* Syracuse
10 M Leo Stolz UCLA
11 D Boyd Okwuonu North Carolina
12 D Oumar Ballo UMBC
13 F Andy Craven North Carolina
14 M Eric Bird Virginia
15 D Andy Thoma Washington
16 D Conor Donovan* NC State
17 GK Andrew Wolverton Penn State
18 D Tim Parker St. John's
19 GK Tyler Miller Northwestern
20 M/F Miguel Aguilar San Francisco
21 D Joseph Greenspan Navy
22 F Cameron Iwasa UC Irvine
23 D Ramon Martin Del Campo UC Davis
24 F Andy Bevin West Virginia
25 D Jordan Murrell Syracuse
26 D Wesley Charpie South Florida
27 M/F Fabio Machado Providence
28 M/F Manolo Sanchez Clemson
29 D Sergio Campbell Connecticut
30 F Adam Montague Michigan State
31 M/F Akeil Barrett Tulsa
32 D Luke Mishu Notre Dame
33 D Skylar Thomas Syracuse
34 D Jose Ribas Creighton
35 F Dzenan Catic Davenport
36 D Axel Sjoberg Marquette
37 F Ricky Garbanzo Coastal Carolina
38 D Saad Abdul-Salaam Akron
39 F Sagi Lev-Ari Cal State Northridge
40 M Tyler Arnone Michigan
41 M Connor Hallisey California
42 D Nikola Paunic South Florida


D Anthony Manning Saint Louis
44 M Salvador Bernal UNLV
45 D Kyler Sullivan Virginia
46 F Ignacio Maganto Iona College
47 M Seth Casiple California
48 D Aaron Simmons UCLA
49 D Craig Nitti Loyola Marymount
50 M Connor Brandt San Diego
51 M Adria Beso Marco Connecticut
52 M Zach Steinberger Butler
53 D Nikko Boxall Northwestern
54 F Christian Volesky SIUE
55 D Uchenna Uzo Coastal Carolina
56 GK Spencer Richey Washington
57 M Oniel Fisher New Mexico
58 M Alex Shinsky Maryland
59 F James Rogers New Mexico
60 F Rob Lovejoy North Carolina
61 F Kay Banjo UMBC
62 M Tyler Rudy Georgetown
63 D Matt Jeffrey Monmouth
64 F Dominique Badji Boston University
65 F Cameron Porter Princeton
66 M Austin Martz Georgetown
67 D Nick Miele New Mexico
68 F Alex Adelabu Dartmouth
69 M Victor Manosalvas Seton Hall
70 F Leon Brown Notre Dame
71 F Kharlton Belmar VCU
72 GK Tomas Gomez Georgetown
73 M Kingsley Bryce Saint Louis
74 M/F Markhus Lacroix Penn
75 GK Earl Edwards UCLA
76 D Matt Polster SIUE
77 M Jose Manel VCU
78 F Ilija Ilic Young Harris College
79 D Daniel Keller Louisville
80 M Laurie Bell Wisconsin-Milwaukee
81 M Alex Clay UAB 
82 D Mahamoudou Kaba South Carolina
83 D Shawn McLaws Coastal Carolina
84 F Stefano Bonomo California
85 M Will Seymore Oregon State
86 F Mamadee Nyepon High Point
87 F Timi Mulgrew George Mason
88 GK Eric Osswald Xavier
89 M Lucas Baldin South Florida
90 F Marc Fenelus Cal State Fullerton
91 M Mikias Eticha Maryland
92 M Verneri Valimaa North Carolina
93 D Brandon Adler Providence
94 M/F Andrew Tusaazemajja UCLA
95 GK Adam Grinwis Michigan
96 D Jereme Raley Maryland
97 M Jamie Dell UNC Wilmington
98 GK Charlie Lyon Marquette
99 F Quentin Albrecht Florida International
100 GK Winston Boldt Army
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