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Homegrown Players

Standout Dynamo Academy players are designated as Dynamo homegrown players and remain eligible to be signed directly to the Dynamo first team. Since the Academy was formed in 2007, 9 products have been signed to first team contracts. Goalkeeper Tyler Deric became the first Academy product to start a first team match when he posted a shutout on Oct. 16, 2010 against the San Jose Earthquakes. Alex Dixon became the first Academy product to score in a first team match when he scored a stoppage-time game-winner to defeat Real Salt Lake on Aug. 20, 2011.

Players are designated as 'homegrown' before entering a four-year college or the United States U-17 National Team residency program

Professional Players

Name                   Position       Academy Tenure College  First Pro Club Current Pro Club        
Tyler Deric GK 2007-08 UNC Houston Dynamo Houston Dynamo
Memo Rodriguez M 2011-14 N/A Houston Dynamo Houston Dynamo
Christian Lucatero M 2010-15 N/A Houston Dynamo Houston Dynamo
Josue Soto M 2007-11 SMU - TX Houston Dynamo San Antonio Scorpions
Francisco Navas Cobo M 2009-10 N/A Houston Dynamo Uniautónoma (Columbia)
Alex Dixon M 2007-11 UNC Houston Dynamo Rochester Rhinos
Bryan Salazar F 2007-13 N/A Houston Dynamo N/A
Daniel Roberts M 2007-12 UNC-Wilmington Wilmington Hammerheads FC N/A
Mozesh Gyorio M 2008-09 San Jac Tampa Bay Rowdies N/A
Sebastien Ibeagha D 2008-10 Duke AC Horsens (Denmark) San Antonio FC
Tamay Sanchez F 2009-10 N/A Tigres (Mexico) Puebla (Mexico)
Jorge Escobar M 2008-09 N/A Motagua (Honduras) Motagua (Honduras)
Christian Gonzalez D 2010-14 N/A Sacramento Republic N/A
Juan Nino M 2007-2010 Liberty University Atletico Huila (Columbia) San Antonio FC
Bradley Bourgouis D 2009-2014 Tulsa University Houston Dynamo Tulsa Roughnecks

MLS Protected Players

Name                   Joined Academy               College Start Year College
Miguel Zapata September 10, 2007 2012 Houston Baptist
Bryan Celis September 10, 2007 2012 California State Bakersfield
Fernando Pina September 10, 2007 2012 Coastal Carolina
Isaiah Noreiga September 8, 2007 2012 Duquesne
Christian Diaz August 1, 2009 2013 West Virginia
Alex Ochoa July 19, 2010 2013 West Virginia
Bradley Bourgeois September 8, 2007 2012 Tulsa
Irvin Ramirez January 15, 2011 2014 High Point
Louis Thomas September 8, 2008 2014 West Virginia
Elo Ozumba January 15, 2011 2014 Northwestern
Matthew Dorsey September 8, 2008 2014 New Mexico
Emmanuel Usen August 1, 2013 2014 Indiana-Purdue Univeristy Indianapolis 
Zachary Jackson August 1, 2013 2014 Tulsa
Stuart Close August 1, 2013 2014 California Sate Northridge
Justin Reyes August 1, 2007 2014 N/A

Graduated Players