Player Details


Bobby Boswell


6' 2"


185 lbs

Date of Birth

3.15.1983 (40)


Austin, TX USA


Career Summary

Out of contract following 2017 season.

One of the most highly-decorated defenders in MLS history, Boswell has brought his brand of center back play to MLS over the past 12 years. That brand is physical play against opposing attackers and an unexpected level of technical play that allows him to bring the ball out of the back and pick out passes to his teammates, allowing them to attack the opposing defense.

INTERNATIONAL: Appeared in three games for the US national team from 2006-07.

COLLEGE: Attended Florida International where he scored 12 goals in 72 appearances.

NOTES: 2006 MLS Defender of the Year...2-time MLS Best XI selection (2006, 2014)...2-time Supporters' Shield winner with D.C. United (2006, 2007)...Made two appearances in MLS Cup with Houston Dynamo (2011, 2012)