The 2016 MLS SuperDraft resumed on Tuesday and Houston had the 47th overall pick. In the third round Houston used their pick to select T.J. Casner, a forward out of Clemson University.
In 2015, Casner scored 10 goals and four assists for the Tigers and won First Team All-ACC honors. Casner is a versatile player who can play multiple attacking positions. He is also a physical player who uses his pace and strength to get up the field with the ball.
Houston did not have a first round pick in this year's MLS SuperDraft and used their second round pick to select Ivan Magalhaes.
Full name: Robert "T.J." Casner
DOB: September 28, 1994
Hometown: Irvine, California
College: Clemson University
How Acquired: Selected in the third round (No. 47 overall) of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft