Yes, you read that headline correctly. The era of FC Dallas signing kids in high school has ended.
It’s time again for another run at 3rd Degree’s FCD Academy Hot List.
It’s been more than a while since I last did an FCD Academy Hot List. Quite frankly the limited amount of news, results, and game info coming out of MLS Next has made it tough to do this list as often as I wanted.
It was back in May that I last did an Academy Hot List and with the end of the MLS Next season it seems a good time for the next edition.
Back in August of 2020, I wrote the first version of a new concept I wanted to build on over time – the Academy Hot List.
On to post two in our short series on the rosters for the FC Dallas Academy teams in the Dallas Cup.
With the eminent departure of Bryan Reynolds, the reported interest in Ricardo Pepi and Tanner Tessmann, and the recent sale of Reggie Cannon; many fans have asked the question: “who’s next?”
The FC Dallas / North Texas SC roster rankings we did earlier this week inspired me to try and create an Academy Hot List.
Head Coach Gonzalo Segares is calling together his first US U15 team for a camp in Chula Vista, CA, bringing in six players from the FC Dallas Academy and one player from Dallas Texans.