Rogers signs with Sporting KC

Rogers taken In MLS third round

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) James Rogers has signed his first MLS contract.Sporting FC announced the signing of their third round draft pick Wednesday.

Rogers had four goals and five assists in his final year at New Mexico. He was second in scoring on the team. In fact, Rogers finished his Lobo career ranked in the top 10 in assists, shots, points, goals and starts while leading the team to three straight NCAA Sweet 16 appearances.

The midfielder/forward was the 53rd overall selection in the 2015 MLS draft. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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