Nashville SC

Nashville SC trades up, selects Ahmed Longmire No. 10 overall

Ahmed Longmire photo courtesy UCLA

See further details and a breakdown on the addition of Longmire here.

Nashville SC has moved up in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft to select UCLA defender Ahmed Longmire. A former Utah Valley State standout who transferred to powerhouse UCLA, Longmire is a top-notch centerback whose health issues may be the only reason he was still on the table at No. 10.

The Las Vegas native is 22 – doesn’t turn 23 until the end of the 2022 MLS season – and is a versatile players at 6-2 who can also play fullback.

Nashville executed a trade with Colorado Rapids to move up for Longmire, sending $125,000 GAM and the No. 26 overall pick in exchange for No. 10.

Stay tuned for much more to come on the future Boy in Gold.

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