Gen adidas crop set to make first-year impact

January 9, 2009
GalarcepBy Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
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When scouts look at the 2009 MLS SuperDraft, they see a deep crop of talent at multiple positions. Unlike the 2008 draft, which lost much of its luster after the first round, this year's edition will see quality senior prospects available even in the third round.

So why exactly is this year's draft so much stronger and deeper? It boils down to an improved Generation adidas class that signed up this year. (Players who join MLS as part of the Generation adidas program receive educational ...

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