HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Dec. 22, 2017.
After proving himself as a professional with RGV FC in USL over two seasons, the central midfielder broke into the Dynamo first team in 2018. He appeared in six regular season games, starting four, and was in the starting XI twice in Houston's run to a first-ever U.S. Open Cup.
OUTSIDE MLS: In 2017, Bird finished his second season with RGV having played in 29 games and scoring four goals with three assists while wearing the captain's armband. The year before, he played in 22 games, scoring six goals and dishing one assist for the Toros.
COLLEGE: The Virginia Beach, Virginia native played for the University of Virginia from 2011-14, serving as team captain as a junior and a senior, and helped lead the Cavaliers to the national championship in his senior season.
NOTES: Selected No. 41 overall in 2015 SuperDraft.