The 1996 Barcelona Dragons season was the fourth season for the team in the World League of American Football.


1996 Barcelona Dragons season
Head Coach Jack Bicknell
General Manager Jordi Vila-Puig
Home Field Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
Results
Record 5–5
Place 4th
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1995 1997

Offseason[edit | edit source]

World League Draft[edit | edit source]

1996 Barcelona Dragons World League Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 4 Rick Hamilton LB Central Florida
2 10 Mitch Donahue DE Wyoming
3 15 Matthew Werner DT UCLA
4 22 Bob Meeks C Auburn
5 27 Fritz Fequire G Iowa
6 34 Orlando Parker WR Troy State
7 39 Ronald Edwards T North Carolina A&T
8 46 Kenny Shedd WR Northern Iowa
9 51 Brian Bravy G Georgia Tech
10 58 Eric Naposki LB Connecticut
11 63 Darren Krein DE Miami
12 70 Ricky Blake RB Alabama A&M
13 77 Joe Garten C Colorado
14 84 Corey Dixon WR Nebraska
15 89 Royce Nelson G Nicholls State
16 96 Eric Lindstrom LB Boston College
17 101 Adrian Jones DB Missouri
18 108 Craig Thompson TE North Carolina A&T
19 113 Avrom Smith RB New Hampshire
20 119 Demetrius Edwards DT Fresno State
21 124 Doug Thomas WR Clemson
22 129 John Roberts QB Northern Colorado

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Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1996 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Jordi Vila-Puig
  • Deputy General Manager – Marco Fusté

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches



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Roster[edit | edit source]

1996 Barcelona Dragons roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

  • 24 Charles Thompson
  • 26 Terry Wilburn

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

  • 85 Jeremy Burkett
  • 89 Bryce Burnett
  • 88 Demetrius Davis
Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

  • 93 Demetrius Edwards DT
  • 92 Josh Heinrich DE
  • 56 Darren Krein DE
  • 96 Jose Simon DT
  • 94 Vince Stewart DT
  • 98 Ricky Sutton DE
Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

  •  2 Shayne Edge P
  •  6 Scott Szeredy K
National Players
  • 83 Sami Alalampi WR Flag of Finland.svg.png
  • 42 Ousmane Bary DB Flag of France.svg.png
  • 74 Vladimir Ilic DL Flag of Germany.svg.png
  • 66 Ivan Imbernon DL Flag of Spain.svg.png


Rookies in italics

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Schedule[edit | edit source]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Sunday, April 14 6:00 p.m. CET Amsterdam Admirals W 34–27 (OT) 1–0 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 17,300
2 Sunday, April 21 3:00 p.m. BST at Scottish Claymores L 13–23 1–1 Murrayfield Stadium 12,928
3 Sunday, April 28 6:00 p.m. CET Frankfurt Galaxy L 29–33 1–2 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 17,503
4 Monday, May 6 3:00 p.m. BST at London Monarchs W 9–7 2–2 White Hart Lane 13,627
5 Sunday, May 12 6:00 p.m. CET Rhein Fire W 21–19 3–2 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 15,742
6 Saturday, May 18 6:30 p.m. CET at Amsterdam Admirals L 14–48 3–3 Olympisch Stadion 8,712
7 Saturday, May 25 7:00 p.m. CET at Rhein Fire L 12–16 3–4 Rheinstadion 13,173
8 Sunday, June 2 6:00 p.m. CET London Monarchs W 7–6 4–4 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 9,875
9 Saturday, June 8 7:00 p.m. CET at Frankfurt Galaxy L 21–24 4–5 Waldstadion 33,115
10 Sunday, June 16 6:00 p.m. CET Scottish Claymores W 32–27 5–5 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 16,124

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Standings[edit | edit source]

World League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Scottish Claymores 7 3 0 .700 233 190 5–0 2–3 L1
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 221 220 3–2 3–2 W2
Amsterdam Admirals 5 5 0 .500 250 210 4–1 1–4 L1
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 192 230 4–1 1–4 W1
London Monarchs 4 6 0 .400 161 192 3–2 1–4 W1
Rhein Fire 3 7 0 .300 176 191 2–3 1–4 L2

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 146–147.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 20–27.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Official 1997 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 71–75.
  4. "1996 WLAF Standings". FootballDB.com. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=WLAF&yr=1996. Retrieved June 7, 2010.
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