The top 30 MLS SuperDraft prospects

Akron's Nagbe, Kitchen among the the best heading into draft

With the MLS SuperDraft now less than a week away, our experts take a took at some of the best young talent soon to find a home in Major League Soccer. The panel of senior writer Simon Borg, director of video content Jason Saghini and college and D.C. United beat writer Travis Clark rank the top 30 prospects for the draft, with mixed opinions on stars like Darlington Nagbe, Perry Kitchen and Zac MacMath.

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Rank
Simon Borg
Jason Saghini
Travis Clark
1
Perry Kitchen (MF/D), Akron
Darlington Nagbe (F), Akron
Darlington Nagbe (F), Akron
2
Darlington Nagbe (F), Akron
Perry Kitchen (MF/D), Akron
Perry Kitchen (MF/D), Akron
3
Will Bruin (F), Indiana
Zac MacMath (GK), Maryland
Zarek Valentin (D), Akron
4
AJ Soares (D), Cal
Michael Farfan (MF), North Carolina
Will Bruin (F), Indiana
5
Zarek Valentin (D), Akron
AJ Soares (D), Cal
Kofi Sarkodie (D), Akron
6
Levi Houapeu (MF/F), UM-Baltimore
Jalil Anibaba (D), North Carolina
Omar Salgado (F), unnattached
7
Curtis Ushedo (D), UAB
Omar Salgado (F), unnattached
Zac MacMath (GK), Maryland
8
Kofi Sarkodie (D), Akron
Stephen McCarthy (MF), North Carolina
Jalil Anibaba (D), North Carolina
9
Michael Farfan (MF), North Carolina
Zarek Valentin (D), Akron
Corey Hertzog (F), Penn State
10
Omar Salgado (F), unnattached
Will Bruin (F), Indiana
Michael Farfan (MF), North Carolina
11
Zac MacMath (GK), Maryland
Justin Meram (F), Michigan
Michael Nanchoff (MF), Akron
12
Michael Tetteh (D), UCSB
Kofi Sarkodie (D), Akron
Michael Tetteh (D), UCSB
13
Jalil Anibaba (D), North Carolina
Corey Hertzog (F), Penn State
AJ Soares (D), Cal
14
Jason Herrick (F), Maryland
Michael Nanchoff (MF), Akron
Michael Boxall (D), UCSB
15
Michael Nanchoff (MF), Akron
Michael Tetteh (D), UCSB
Anthony Ampaipitakwong (MF), Akron
16
JC Banks (MF), Wiscsonsin-Milwaukee
Cole Grossman (MF), Duke
Rich Balchan (D), Indiana
17
Rich Balchan (D), Indiana
Anthony Ampaipitakwong (MF), Akron
Justin Meram (F), Michigan
18
Michael Boxall (D), UCSB
Bobby Warshaw (D/MF), Stanford
Levi Houapeu (MF/F), UM-Baltimore
19
Hector Jimenez (MF), Cal
Jason Herrick (F), Maryland
Ryan Kinne (MF/F), Monmouth
20
Daniel Keat (MF), Dartmouth
JC Banks (MF), Wiscsonsin-Milwaukee
Tyler Lassiter (D), North Carolina State
21
CJ Sapong (F), James Madison
Rich Balchan (D), Indiana
Bobby Warshaw (D/MF), Stanford
22
Jon Okafor (MF), Brown
Michael Boxall (MF), UCSB
JC Banks (MF), Wiscsonsin-Milwaukee
23
Bobby Warshaw (D/MF), Stanford
Levi Houapeu (MF/F), UM-Baltimore
Ashley McInnes (MF/F), Tulsa
24
Cole Grossman (MF), Duke
CJ Sapong (F), James Madison
Bilal Duckett (D), Notre Dame
25
Stephen McCarthy (MF), North Carolina
Curtis Ushedo (D), UAB
Cole Grossman (MF), Duke
26
Anthony Ampaipitakwong (MF), Akron
Daniel Keat (MF), Dartmouth
CJ Sapong (F), James Madison
27
Joe Willis (GK), Denver
Davis Paul (F), Cal
Daniel Keat (MF), Dartmouth
28
Demetrius Omphroy (D), Cal
John Rooney (MF), unattached
Josh Ford (GK), Connecticut
29 Matheus Braga (MF), Penn State Hector Jimenez (MF), Cal
J.T. Murray (D), Louisville
30
Justin Meram (F), Michigan
Matheus Braga (MF), Penn State
Jason Herrick (F), Maryland