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2017 MLS Draft Rewind

Article Written by Travis Clark
Published: March 3, 2017

The MLS Draft remains as unpredictable as ever, and on the verge of a new season, a number of college stars from last fall are on the brink of beginning a professional career.

In all there were 81 players that had their named call in the four-round draft, but that day was far from a guarantee of earning a contract.

Below is a look back at the draft to see which players have earned an MLS contract, and those that didn't.

First Round

1. F Abu Danladi, Minnesota United FC – Signed a Generation adidas deal.

2. D Miles Robinson, Atlanta United FC – Signed a Generation adidas deal.

3. F Jonathan Lewis, New York City FC – Signed a Generation adidas deal.

4. F Jeremy Ebobisse, Portland Timbers – Signed a Generation adidas deal.

5. D Lalas Abubakar, Columbus Crew SC – Signed with the club.

6. M Jackson Yueill, San Jose Earthquakes – Signed a Generation adidas deal.

7. D Jake Nerwinski, Vancouver Whitecaps FC – Signed with the club.

8. M Julian Gressel, Providence – Signed with the club.

9. F Niko Hansen, Columbus Crew SC – Signed with the club.

10. M Joe Holland, Houston Dynamo – Signed with the club.

11. M Daniel Johnson, Chicago Fire – Signed with the club.

12. D Chris Odoi-Atsem, D.C. United – Signed with the club.

13. D Reagan Dunk, Real Salt Lake – Signed with the club.

14. D Colton Storm, Sporting KC – Signed with the club.

15. M Sam Hamilton, Colorado Rapids – Still with the club, though no signing announced.

16. M Kwame Awuah, New York City FC – Signed with the club.

17. M Zeiko Lewis, New York Red Bulls – Signed with the club.

18. M Jacori Hayes, FC Dallas – Signed with the club.

19. F Nick DePuy, Montreal Impact – Signed with the club.

20. F Brian Wright, New England Revolution – Signed with the club.

21. D Brandon Aubrey, Toronto FC – Signed with the club.

22. D Brian Nana-Sinkam, Seattle Sounders FC

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