Friday, February 18, 2011
KC officially announced the signing of their second home grown player today, and as speculated by pretty much everyone that's been paying some attention to Sporting Kansas City this preseason, it was Kevin Ellis. Ellis, a graduate of Oak Park High School had recently been playing at Barton County Community College. He's impressed in preseason at the right back position after being a second and first team all American in his two years at Barton. It's certainly a big step up in his game, but it looks like he's solidifying himself as a good back up for Michael Harrington. And his story is pretty good as well, especially after last year not making the last year. He's only the third addition to the roster this year, joining Omar Bravo and Luke Sassano. The team still has roster spots to fill and plenty of draft picks and trailists still in camp. Welcome to the team and good luck to him.