Suarez was the fifth player selected in the draft. He was selected by the Dallas Burn. He was named an NSCAA/adidas All-American and a CollegeSoccer.com All-American following the 2000 season. He was selected as the Player of the Year in the Mountain Division of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and was selected as San Jose State's Outstanding Defensive Player of the year.
Martinez was the first player picked in the sixth round and was selected by the San Jose Earthquakes. He was San Jose State's Most Valuable Player in 2000, was a first-team MPSF Mountain Division pick, was selected to the NCAA/adidas Far West Region first team, and was named a first-team All-American. He led the Spartans in scoring last season with 17 goals, 11 assists and 45 points.
Notes: Since 1995, five San Jose State players have been drafted by the MLS, including the three players this year. The other two are C.J. Brown, the first overall pick of the Chicago Fire in the 1998 MLS Supplemental player draft, and Todd Duncan, a third round pick of the San Jose Earthquakes in the 1999 College Player Draft.
San Jose State was one of four universities to have three players selected
in this year's draft. The others were North Carolina, Clemson and Stanford.