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December 19, 2011 at 2:09 PM

How well do you think the Sounders have drafted?

Sounders FC held its annual college combine over the weekend in Las Vegas. The team invited players from across the country — a small number were found out by the sleuths at Sounder at Heart — for a three-day camp to begin evaluations and preparations for the MLS SuperDraft and Supplemental Draft in January.

In 2009, the team hosted 60 players — 20 went to the MLS combine, 15 were drafted and seven are still in MLS. In 2010, 35 combine invitees were drafted and 14 signed with MLS, including future Sounders in Servando Carrasco, Josh Ford and Bryan Meredith.

Those three guys plus Michael Tetteh, who signed with MLS after his junior year at UCSB as a member of Generation adidas, represent those who have stuck on Seattle’s roster from the 2011 draft class.

The other current Sounders acquired through the college drafts are David Estrada (first-round pick in 2010), Michael Seamon (second-round pick in 2010), Steve Zakuani (first-round pick in 2009) and Mike Fucito (fourth-round pick in 2009).

Certainly it’s hard to argue the merits of the 2009 draft, which two potential starters acquired. There hasn’t been much of a first-team impact from the 2010 class, however, and last year’s rookies still have some to prove. Here’s a full look at the team’s drafts.

2009: Zakuani, Evan Brown, Jared Karkas, Fucito

2010: Estrada, Seamon, Jamel Wallace

2011: Tetteh, Leone Cruz, Carrasco, Meredith, Alex Caskey (Supplemental Draft: Ford, Corey Attaway, Sean Morris)

NOTE: Underline indicates the player is no longer with the team

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What do you think? Are you pleased with what the Sounders have been able to do through the college drafts the past three years? Indifferent? Underwhelmed? Ecstatic? Disappointed?

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