HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Toronto on March 2, 2016.
A box to box midfielder who can cover ground and protect his attacking players has great MLS experience to bring to Houston.
PROFESSIONAL: Drafted 15th overall by Real Salt Lake in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. He appeared off and on with RSL before being taken by Montreal in the 2011 expansion draft. Became a full time starter with Montreal for 2 years before being traded to Toronto FC where started all but one match his first year.
COLLEGE: Played three years with the University of Portland, named three consecutive times an All-West Coast Conference First-Team.