Saint Louis University soccer is rich in tradition. It makes sense that Billiken soccer plays a big part in this country’s professional outdoor soccer league, Major League Soccer. In addition, former Billikens have played on soccer's greatest stages – the World Cup, the Olympics, the Premier League, the German Bundesliga, among others.

In all, 31 former Billikens have been drafted into Major League Soccer. You can view the full list here.

A list of Billiken pros can be found below.


Calum Angus
Wilmington Hammerheads, GAIS (Sweden), Pune, Dempo, East Bengal (India)

Pat Baker
Tacoma Stars, St. Louis Steamers

Brandon Barklage
D.C. United, NY Red Bulls, Saint Louis FC

Shane Battelle
Columbus Crew

Mo Benne
Chicago Storm

Jim Bokern
St. Louis Stars

Brett Branan
Minnesota (A League) 

David Brcic
NY Cosmos, Wichita Wings, L.A. Lazers

Kingsley Bryce
Chicago Fire, Saint Louis FC

Derek Carroll
St. Louis Ambush

Don Ceresia
St. Louis Stars

Joe Clarke
St. Louis Stars, California Surf, St. Louis Steamers

Jason Cole
Syracuse FC, Cincinnati (A League)

Pete Collico
St. Louis Steamers

Craig Corbett
Lafayette Swampcats

Ken Costello
St. Louis Steamers

Dan Counce
Boston, San Antonio, Hawaii, California, Toronto, St. Louis Steamers

Brad Davis
NY/NJ Metrostars, Dallas Burn, San Jose Earthquakes, Houston Dynamo

Jeff Davis
Colorado Foxes, St. Louis Steamers, Kansas City Comets

Mark Demling
San Jose, San Diego, San Francisco

Jeff DiMaria
Colorado Rapids, St. Louis Steamers

John DiRaimondo
Colorado Rapids, D.C. United

Daryl Doran
St. Louis Steamers, St. Louis Storm, St. Louis Ambush

Jim Draude
St. Louis Steamers

Don Droege
Rochester, Washington, Atlanta, Tulsa, Tampa Bay, St. Louis Steamers

Steve Eise
St. Louis Steamers

Dave Fernandez
L.A. Lazers, Louisville Thunder

Joe Filla
Kansas City Comets

Steve Frank
St. Louis Stars

Mark Frederickson
Kansas City Comets, St. Louis Steamers, St. Louis Storm

Adnan Gabeljic
Sporting Kansas City, Sacramento Republic

Jack Galmiche
St. Louis Stars

Gene Geimer
St. Louis, Boston, Chicago

Carl Gentile
St. Louis Stars

Brian Grazier
Colorado Rapids

Denny Hadican
Seattle Sounders

Joe Hammes
Milwaukee Wave

Dado Hamzagic
FK Sarajevo (Bosnia)

Kevin Handlan
Tulsa, San Jose, St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas City

John Hayes
St. Louis Steamers

Tom Hayes
St. Louis Steamers, Louisville Thunder

Don Huber
Minnesota, Tulsa, Baltimore

Bruce Hudson
St. Louis Stars

Larry Hulcer
Los Angeles, New York, St. Louis Steamers

Steve Hunsicker
St. Louis Steamers

Martin Hutton
Kansas City Wizards, Houston Dynamo

Vedad Ibisevic
Paris St. Germain, Alemania Achenn, 1899 Hoffenheim, VfB Stuttgart, Hertha BSC

Jack Jewsbury
Kansas City Wizards, Portland Timbers

Will John
Chicago Fire, Kansas City Wizards, Randers FC

Johnny Johnson
St. Louis Steamers

Kevin Kalish
Kansas City Wizards, St. Louis Ambush

Jim Kavanaugh
L.A. Lazers, St. Louis Steamers

Chris Kenny
Chicago, St. Louis Steamers

Ty Keough
Cincinnati, San Diego, St. Louis Steamers

Jack Kinealy
St. Louis Stars

Mike Kirchhoff
St. Louis Steamers

Casey Klipfel
Nashville Metros

Robert Kristo
Columbus Crew, Spezia Calcio, North Carolina FC

Steve Kuntz
St. Louis Ambush,  Milwaukee Rampage

Tom Layton
St. Louis Stars

Raymond Lee
Philadelphia Union, Tulsa Roughnecks

Jim Leeker
St. Louis Stars

Tim Leonard
Nashville Metros, Hershey (A League)

Tim Logush
St. Louis, New Jersey, Indianapolis

Scott MacDonald
St. Louis Steamers

Anthony Manning
Portland Timbers

Bob Matteson
St. Louis Stars

Steve Maurer
Cleveland, Canton

Brian McBride
Milwaukee Rampage, Wolfsvurg, Germany, Columbus Crew, Fulham FC, Chicago Fire

Pat McBride
St. Louis Stars

Scott McDoniel
St. Louis Ambush, Milwaukee Rampage, St. Louis Steamers

Bill McKeon
Kansas City

Matt McKeon
Kansas City Wizards, Colorado Rapids

Jay Moore
Dallas

Ed Nuesel
St. Louis Stars

Bob O’Leary
St. Louis, California

Mike O’Meara
St. Louis Steamers

Mark Pais
Saint Louis FC, Miami FC

Kyle Patterson
Los Angeles Galaxy, Tamworth

Ed Pinon
Colorado Foxes, Kansas City Attack

John Pisani
St. Louis Stars

Kevin Quigley
Nashville Metros, St. Louis Steamers

Don Range
St. Louis Stars

Tim Ream
NY Red Bulls, Bolton Wanderers, Fulham FC

Gary Rensing
St. Louis Stars, Chicago

Mike Roach
New England Revolution, Saint Louis FC

John Roselein
New Jersey, Indianapolis

Bruce Rudroff
Seattle, Hartford, Memphis

Tanner Rupp
L.A. Zodiac

Mark Santel
St. Louis Storm, Colorado Foxes, Dallas Burn, Kansas City Wizards

Dave Schlitt
St. Louis

Frank Schuler
St. Louis Steamers

Mike Seerey
Miami, St. Louis Stars

Dipsy Selolwane
Chicago Fire, Real Salt Lake, Ajax Cape Town, Supersport United, Pretoria

Mike Sorber
Kansas City Wizards, NY/NJ MetroStars, Chicago Fire

Tom Strunk
St. Louis Steamers

Steve Sullivan
St. Louis Steamers

Jacob Thomas
Braunschweig, Germany, Columbus Crew

Jim Tietjens
Ft. Lauderdale, Kansas City

Al Trost
St. Louis Stars, Seattle, California Surf 

Chad Vandegriffe
Saint Louis FC

Scott Vorst
Los Angeles, St. Louis Steamers

Nick Walls
Milwaukee Wave, Chicago Fire

Tim Ward
NY/NJ MetroStars, Columbus Crew, Colorado Rapids

Denny Werner
Indianapolis

Ryan Wileman
Rochester Raging Rhinos

Brad Wilson
L.A. Galaxy

Danny Wynn
New England Revolution

Chuck Zorumski
St. Louis Stars