by Lindsay Mogle

MESQUITE, Texas – The Texas Outlaws have signed defender Uzi Tayou. Tayou is set to make a significant impact on the Outlaws' defensive lineup for the upcoming 2023-2024 MASL season.

“I’m excited to join the Texas Outlaws and pursue this next chapter in my career with the quality coaching staff, front office, and the outstanding Outlaws fans,” said Tayou.

Known for his exceptional defensive skills, Tayou brings a wealth of experience and talent to the Texas Outlaws. Coming into his 10th season in the Major Arena Soccer League, he has played in 159 regular-season games, scored 22 goals, had 35 assists, and blocked 206 shots.

Head Coach Tatu is excited to add Tayou to the Outlaws defense and seeing the quality he will bring to the field.

General Manager and Sporting Director, Brad Namdar, says, “Uzi is a great player with a wealth of experience and will add a lot of depth to our roster. We are happy to have him join the club.”

The Texas Outlaws will kick off their Home Opener against the Kansas City Comets on December 16th at the historic Mesquite Arena in Mesquite, Texas. Individual Tickets, including Home Opener, and Season Tickets are available to purchase NOW! For more information, visit www.TexasOutlaws.com.



The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is currently incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.


Founded in 2019, the Texas Outlaws (formally the Mesquite Outlaws) are a proud member of the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL). Owned by Mehrdad Moayedi, the Outlaws play in the legendary Mesquite Arena, home to the famed Mesquite Rodeo, where they bring excitement, entertainment, and energy to soccer fans across North Texas and beyond. For more information, visit TexasOutlaws.com.