HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 3 overall in 2018 SuperDraft. Signed on Feb. 22, 2018.
Blackmon enters his rookie season looking to carve out a role as a right back or center back with LAFC.
COLLEGE: The 2017 West Coast Defender of the Year was taken with the No. 3 overall pick out of the University of the Pacific, becoming the first player in school history to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft. In his four years with the Tigers, Blackmon appeared in 70 matches (68 starts), while tallying 16 goals and nine assists.