Player Details

Name

Nkosi Burgess

Height

6' 4"

Weight

185 lbs

Date of Birth

3.23.1997 (24)

Birthplace

, NY USA

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Unknown

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

2020 MLS Regular Season
2020 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 14 overall in 2020 SuperDraft. Signed on February 18, 2020.

Burgess is a young center back who should add depth to FCD's backline in 2021.

OUTSIDE MLS: Burgess appeared in six matches (started six) in USL League One for North Texas SC in 2020. In the 540 minutes he appeared, Burgess scored hist first professional goal vs. Chattanooga Red Wolves SC on October 7 in the 48th minute. He also recorded his first professional assist vs. South Georgia Tormenta FC on October 24 in the 96th minute. Appeared in the USL League One TOTW for Week 13.

COLLEGE: Burgess was named 2019 WAC Defensive Player of the Year and selected to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region First Team with Seattle University. He scored one goal and recorded one assist in 20 appearances. He earned 18 starts with Seattle’s backline and helped the Redhawks earn 10 shutouts and the regular season title. Prior to joining Seattle U, Burgess played three seasons with University of Connecticut, appearing in 46 matches, including 17 starts.

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