HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on May 16, 2016. Re-signed with club on January 23, 2017.
An MLS veteran, Okugo returns to the Timbers for the 2017 season as a player who can slot in at center back or defensive midfield in a pinch. Okugo has shown throughout his career that he is very comfortable on the ball and tactically but can struggle against more athletic players.
COLLEGE : Played one season at UCLA.
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Was previously a mainstay with the U.S. Youth National Teams.
NOTES: No. 6 overall pick in 2010 SuperDraft.