How he joined the club: Selected in MLS Re-Entry Draft Stage 2 on Dec. 18, 2013 and signed on Jan. 24, 2014.
2013: Started the year with the Charlotte Eagles, scoring three goals in 12 appearances before signing with the Chicago Fire on July 10 ... Started one game after joining the Fire.
2012: Made 10 appearances, including six starts, for Columbus ... Recorded a career-high three assists ... Had a game-winning assist against the Chicago Fire on May 26 at Crew Stadium.
2011: Made six appearances, including five starts, for Columbus.
2010: Appeared in 12 matches, with 10 starts for Columbus ... Made Crew and MLS debut on 7/17 vs. N.Y. when he came on as a substitute... Missed matches on 3/27, 4/10, 4/24 and 5/1 due to L ankle sprain... Had three yellow cards (7/31, 9/4, 9/25)...Recoded his first point in MLS with an assist on 9/25...Selected in the fourth round (No. 63 overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft... MLS Cup Playoffs: Started on 10/28 at Colorado ... 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League: Appeared in all six matches with four starts ... Received a yellow card vs. Joe Public (9/14) ... U.S. Open Cup: Started in three matches (6/29, 7/6 and in final 10/5)... Had one assist (7/6)... Had one Yellow Card (10/5)
College: Made 61 appearances, while scoring seven goals and nine assists in his three-year career at Lindsey Wilson... Captained the Blue Raiders to the 2009 NAIA National Championship, tallying three goals and four assists on the campaign… Named to the All Mid-South Conference First Team in 2008.
Personal: The son of Joy and Carlton Francis ... Has three brothers, Ronald Jackson, Carlton Francis and Dwayne Russell, and one sister, Debbie Tyson ... Studied communications at Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.) ... Likes to cook, listen to music and spend time with family and friends in his free time.