FC Dallas trades rights to Julian Nash

Dallas - FC Dallas President and General Manager Greg Elliott announced today that the Major League Soccer team has acquired the San Jose Earthquakes natural first round selection in the 2006 MLS Supplemental Draft in exchange for the rights to forward Julian Nash.

Nash, 22, was taken by FC Dallas in the fourth round (40th overall) of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. The 6-0, 185-pound forward played the past four seasons with Creighton University. During his senior season, Nash led the team with a career-high nine assists and 21 points.

Nash participated in training camp with FC Dallas and was released by the team on February 25, 2005.