FC Dallas Signs Academy Product Collin Smith – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Dallas FC has signed a three-year contract with club options for the 2024 and 2025 seasons again and the Academy product Collin Smith, the club announced today.
He joins FC Dallas as the club’s 32nd domestic player.
According to FC Dallas, Smith will be loaned to the USL League One partner of FC Dallas, the North Texas Soccer Club, for the 2021 season. He started and played 52 minutes in North Texas SC’s home game against Fort Lauderdale CF on April 24th.
17-year-old Smith began playing youth soccer with Solar SC in 2016 before joining FC Dallas Academy in 2018, FC Dallas said. He scored 14 goals in 46 appearances for the academy.
Smith made his professional debut at North Texas SC on July 25, 2020 against Forward Madison when he came on for Beni Redžić in the 89th minute. He scored one goal and assisted in 15 games in 2020.
Smith was drafted into the U.S. U-16 youth national team in 2019.