The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced today that MLS SuperDraft selection Davis Paul has signed with the Fire. The University of California product, selected in the 3rd round of the MLS SuperDraft (51st overall), will be immediately added to the club’s roster. Per league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We’ve been pleased with Davis’ skill, effort and attitude on-and-off the field,” said Fire Technical Director Frank Klopas. “Davis is a creative player and a strong competitor with the ability to play up top and on the wing. We are excited about his future with the club.”
The Fire snagged Paul with the 15th selection in third round of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. The Upland, California product scored 15 goals and added 21 assists in 78 appearances with the Golden Bears from 2007-2010. Paul was named NSCAA Third Team All-American and NSCAA First Team All-Pac-10 in his final season at Berkeley.
Player: Davis Paul
Weight: 145 lbs.
Born: October 12, 1988
Place of Birth: San Diego, CA
Hometown: Upland, CA
Citizenship: United States
College: University of California
Last Club: University of California
Acquired: Signed with the Fire on March 17, 2011