FC Dallas selects SMU center back Mads Westergren in the 3rd Round

FC Dallas stayed local with their 3rd round pick, 73rd overall, choosing SMU’s 1st Team All-American and junior center back Mads Westergren.

Westergren has started 51 of 51 games he played on the Hilltop with 3 goals and 5 assists. Westergren was also a Herman Trophy Semifinalist and the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year.

The 6 foot 3 Westergren, who is from Denmark, played youth soccer at Brondby IF.

Mads Westergren (Courtesy SMU)
Mads Westergren (Courtesy SMU)


  • Mas Vestergren 
  • Position: Defender
  • Height: 6’3’
  • Weight: 183 lbs.
  • College: Southern Methodist University 
  • Hometown: Solroed Strand, Denmark
  • Citizenship: Denmark

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