MLS’s rookie class: Latecomers make noise

The consensus top rookies are German Julian Gressel, taken by Atlanta United with the eighth pick of the first round, and Englishman Jack Elliott, selected with the 75th pick overall, taken so low teams were starting to pass…

2. Jack Elliott, Philadelphia (1,812 minutes, 1 goal)
The 6-foot-5 Englishman was taken in the fourth round of the 2017 SuperDraft out of West Virginia and quickly stepped into the starting lineup alongside Oguchi Onyewu in the Union backline. Elliott had his first goal of his MLS career in the Union’s 2-2 tie at San Jose on Saturday.

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