24 Under 24, presented by adidas: #11 Dillon Powers, Colorado Rapids

24 Under 24, presented by adidas: #11 Dillon Powers, Colorado Rapids

11. Dillon Powers

Pos: M | Colorado Rapids | Age: 23

Last Year in 24U24: #23
2014 Stats: Matches played: 26 | Goals: 5 | Assists: 9
Castrol Index (as of 9/24/14): #151


Last year, as a rookie, Powers was a revelation. This year, he’s a force. He’s been entrusted with the penalty-taking duties, and his production -- 5 goals, 9 assists -- already surpasses his output from last year. On August 20, he became the youngest player in Rapids history to wear the captain’s armband

What the technical staffers say: "He's versatile. He does so many things. He can be a box-to-box guy, or if you asked him to, he can sit in front of the back four. He's shown some ability to be a playmaker, so a lot of different qualities."

What Opta Sports says: Ranks second among players under 24 with 2.37 chances created per 90 minutes in MLS this season.

What do you think of Dillon Powers? Tell us in the comments below.

 

Series: