New Memphis 901 FC arrival Marcus Epps has notched two goals and four assists in 18 appearances for the New York Red Bulls II this season. | Photo courtesy Rich Graessle / New York Red Bulls II
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis 901 FC announced on Friday it had acquired midfielder Marcus Epps on loan from New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer for the remainder of the 2019 season.
Epps is in his first season with Red Bulls after spending two years with MLS’ Philadelphia Union. Epps has made three appearances for the Red Bulls this season in league action and has also featured for the New York Red Bulls II on loan in the USL Championship where he has recorded two goals, four assists and 23 key passes in 18 appearances for the side.
“Marcus is an exceptional attacking player,” said 901 FC Head Coach Tim Mulqueen. “He will provide us with great pace and physicality in our attack. He is a great teammate and is excited to join us in Memphis.”
With the Union in 2017 and 2018, Epps appeared in 32 matches and made 15 starts. He helped on three of the Union’s four goals in a 4-1 win over Real Salt Lake on May 19, 2018, scoring one goal and dishing two assists. He joined Philadelphia as the 25th overall pick in the 2017 draft, scoring his first goal on July 26, 2017.
The Jackson, Miss., native attended the University of South Florida, where he recorded eight goals and nine assists in 75 matches.