Nashville SC selects Tanner Dieterich in the second round of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft

Clemson midfielder Tanner Diete rich will become the first player to don Nashville SC gold as both a PDL player and one in Major League Soccer. NSC selected its former U-23 player in the second round of the MLS SuperDraft. The 6-0, 170-pounder will also be the first Tennessean to play for the club. the Nashville native played one year of high school soccer at … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Tanner Dieterich in the second round of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft

Nashville SC executes another Draft Day trade, selects Elliot Panicco

Nashville SC General Manager Mike Jacobs’s phone must be ringing off the hook, because he’s been active in the trade market on MLS SuperDraft day. UNC Charlotte goalkeeper Elliot Panicco was taken No. 13 after Jacobs acquired that pick from the New England Revolution. Panicco, a native of Greensboro, N.C., started every game of his Charlotte career. He finished with a .794 save percentage, though … Continue reading Nashville SC executes another Draft Day trade, selects Elliot Panicco

Nashville SC selects Wake Forest defender Alistair Johnston

Draft Day is a time for wheeling and dealing, and Nashville has traded $75,000 in General Allocation Money to the Colorado Rapids for the No. 11 pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. That pick has been used on Wake Forest defender Alistair Johnston. A senior, Johnston played his first two seasons at St. John’s before transferring to Wake. In his final two years with the … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Wake Forest defender Alistair Johnston

Nashville SC selects Indiana’s Jack Maher with second overall 2020 SuperDraft pick

The pick is in: Nashville SC has selected Indiana centerback Jack Maher with the second overall pick in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft. The 6-3, 175-pounder is a sophomore and member of the Generation Adidas class, meaning his salary will not count against Nashville SC’s cap for at least two years. A native of Caseyville, Ill., Maher played his high school soccer at Althoff Catholic. He … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Indiana’s Jack Maher with second overall 2020 SuperDraft pick

It’s SuperDraft day! Nashville SC preview

While the traditional college draft may not have the cachet in soccer that it does in a sport like football or basketball, it can nonetheless be an important tool in building an MLS roster. Nashville SC has the No. 2 overall pick in the draft – and picking at the top of the first round is important in picking up one in the scarce supply … Continue reading It’s SuperDraft day! Nashville SC preview

Nashville SC’s roster breakdown to date

What is Nashville’s roster situation as it relates to the various designations (money, designated players, international slots) available to teams in Major League Soccer? Let’s take a look! (Example of a league-generated breakdown: Atlanta United from the September Roster Compliance Deadline). Since we have limited information on salaries for each player, there are going to be some guesses and/or assumptions, so bear with me if … Continue reading Nashville SC’s roster breakdown to date

MLS names first six pre-signed SuperDraft prospects, potential Nashville picks

Jack Maher photo courtesy Indiana University Athletics Yesterday, Major League Soccer announced two graduating college seniors pre-signed to the league in advance of the Jan. 9 SuperDraft, along with four members of the Generation Adidas class*. Nashville SC currently has the second overall pick in the draft, along with the No. 2 pick in the three subsequent rounds. The players who have exhausted their college … Continue reading MLS names first six pre-signed SuperDraft prospects, potential Nashville picks