Watch our preview of some names you might hear called in the first round of Friday's MLS Draft.
One is Kwame Awuah, a midfielder from UConn who started 19 games. He was selected to the All-American Athletic Conference first team and tallied 19 points on 36 total shots.
MLS will field 22 teams in it 22nd season, including expansion teams Minnesota United and Atlanta United. They hold the top two overall picks, respectively.
Derrick Riviere is a production assistant for American Sports Network.