After the MLS Supplemental Draft, coach Sigi Schmid gave this rundown on a couple of the club’s five selections:
“Moloto is a young South African who has done well in the NAIA and somebody whose stock probably fell going into the draft. Everybody felt he was going to be a first or second rounder. His stock fell a little bit…. And then Jennings Rex, he’s just a forward that runs all over the place. As somebody said, ‘He could be Roger Levesque; we’re not sure.”
Both of those got my curiosity, and today I was able to meet both players.
I especially wanted to ask Rex what he made of the Levesque comparison.
“After he said that I went ahead and looked him up,” Rex said. “That’s fine. If I can be compared to one of the great Sounders, that’s fine by me. Hopefully I can have as big of an impact as he did.”
Both seem like good guys, and here’s more of what they had to say: Read more »