2023 Season

FC Dallas Signs Academy Forward Malik Henry-Scott as the Club’s League-Leading 37th Homegrown Player

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Frisco, Texas (December 18, 2023) — FC Dallas has signed former Academy forward Malik Henry-Scott as the teams league-leading 37th Homegrown Player, the club announced today. Henry-Scott will be under contract through the 2024 season, with club options for the 2025, 2026 and 2027 seasons. Henry-Scott joins FC Dallas after spending four seasons with the University of Tulsa.

Henry-Scott, 22, joined the FC Dallas youth system at age 9 where he rose through the Academy ranks netting 25 goals. Henry-Scott was a member of the title-winning FC Dallas U19 Academy teams that won the 2020 MAST Championship and the 2016 Dallas Cup Championship. 

The Plano, Texas native played 48 games for Tulsa, starting in 44 matches from 2020-23 and registered 17 goals with seven assists. Henry-Scott helped the Golden Hurricane reach the 2021 and 2022 NCAA Championships and was part of Tulsa’s American Athletic Conference tournament title in 2021. As a freshman, Henry-Scott was named to the American all-rookie team.

Henry-Scott is the 37th overall Homegrown signing for FC Dallas which ranks first among MLS teams and breaks the tie with Real Salt Lake (36). Henry-Scott joins his younger brother, Tarik Scott, at FC Dallas who was announced as the 34th FC Dallas Homegrown on November, 2022

With the addition of Henry-Scott, Dallas now has 29 players under contract for the 2024 season:

Goalkeepers (2): Antonio Carrera, Maarten Paes
Defenders (8): Herbert Endeley, Marco Farfan, Sebastien Ibeagha, Geovane Jesus, Sam Junqua, Nolan Norris, Nkosi Tafari, Ema Twumasi
Midfielders (15): Eugene Ansah, Paul Arriola, Liam Fraser, Asier Illarramendi, Bernard Kamungo, Sebastian Lletget, Tsiki Ntsabeleng, Isaiah Parker, Paxton Pomykal, Tomas Pondeca, Enes Sali, Tarik Scott, Dante Sealy, Alejandro Urzua, Alan Velasco
Forwards (4): Jesús Ferreira, Malik Henry-Scott, José Mulato, Jesús Jiménez

The calendar of Major League Soccer’s offseason roster-building events is listed below.

MLS Offseason Roster Mechanisms:
Tuesday, Dec. 12: 
End-of-Year Waivers (4 p.m. CT)
Wednesday, Dec. 13: Free Agency begins (12 p.m. CT)
Thursday, Dec. 14: Re-Entry Draft Stage 1 (12 p.m. CT)
Tuesday, Dec. 19: MLS SuperDraft 2024 presented by Adidas (2 p.m. CT)
Thursday, Dec. 21: Re-Entry Draft Stage 2 (12 p.m. CT)


Name: Malik Henry-Scott (muh-LEAK HEN-ree-skot)
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Position: Forward
Date of Birth: November 28, 2001 (22)
Hometown: Plano, Texas
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Citizenship: USA
Language Spoken: English

Transaction: FC Dallas Signs Academy Forward Malik Henry-Scott as the Club’s League-Leading 37th Homegrown Player