SBD/Issue 85/Sports Industrialists

WMG, James Grant Sports Lead Way With Five MLS First-Round Picks

Wasserman Media Group and James Grant Sports, formerly known as Proactive, both represent five players selected in the first round of Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft. The top two picks -- Danny Mwanga from Oregon State Univ. and Tony Tchani from the Univ. of Virginia -- are repped by WMG, while JGS represents all four Wake Forest players selected among the top 14 picks. The following chart, which was compiled by SportsBusiness Journal's Tripp Mickle, lists the first round SuperDraft selections and their representation (THE DAILY).

NO. TEAM PLAYER AGENCY
1) Union Danny Mwanga/F/Oregon State Wasserman Media Group
2) Red Bulls Tony Tchani/MF/Virginia Wasserman Media Group
3) Earthquakes Ike Opara/D/Wake Forest James Grant Sports
4) Wizards Teal Burnbury/F/Akron First Wave Sports
5) FC Dallas Zach Loyd/MF/North Carolina First Wave Sports
6) Union Amobi Okugo/MF/UCLA Wasserman Media Group
7) Union Jack McInerney/F/Cobb Soccer Club James Grant Sports
8) Crew Dilly Duka/MF/Rutgers Wasserman Media Group
9) Revolution Zack Schilawski/F/Wake Forest James Grant Sports
10) Chivas USA Blair Gavin/MF/Akron First Wave Sports
11) Sounders FC David Estrada/F/UCLA No representation
12) Crew Bright Dike/F/Notre Dame No representation
13) Fire Corben Bone/MF/Wake Forest James Grant Sports
14) Red Bulls Austin daLuz/MF/Wake Forest James Grant Sports
15) Real Salt Lake Collen Warner/MF/Portland Foster/Easley Sports Management
16) Galaxy Michael Stephens/MF/UCLA Wasserman Media Group
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