1995 Barcelona Dragons season

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1995 Barcelona Dragons season
Head coach Jack Bicknell
General manager Jordi Vila-Puig
Home field Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
Results
Record 5–5
Division place 3rd
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1992 1996

The 1995 Barcelona Dragons season was the third season for the franchise in the World League of American Football (WLAF). The team was led by head coach Jack Bicknell in his third year, and played its home games at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc in Barcelona, Spain. They finished the regular season in third place with a record of five wins and five losses.

Offseason[edit]

World League draft[edit]

1995 Barcelona Dragons World League draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 Chuckie Johnson DT Auburn
2 Lindsey Chapman RB California
3 George Rooks NT Syracuse
4 Willie Wright TE Wyoming
5 Mike Middleton CB Indiana
6 Michael Wright CB Washington State
7 Mohammed Elewonibi G Brigham Young
8 Mike Anderson LB Nebraska
9 Ed King G Auburn
10 Tracy Smith CB Tennessee
11 Tommy Thigpen LB North Carolina
12 Tim Kalal P/K Miami (FL)
13 Chuck Bradley T Kentucky
14 Eric Lindstrom LB Boston College
15 Robert Jackson WR Central State (OH)
16 Kelvin Knight S Mississippi State
17 Eddie Blake G Auburn
18 Chris Crooms S Texas A&M
19 Bo Robinson DE Texas
20 Sean Thomas S Duke
21 Joey Mickey TE Oklahoma
22 Christopher Perez T Kansas
23 James Spencer DE Syracuse
24 Shelby Hill WR Syracuse
25 Kevin O'Brien LB Bowling Green
26 Tyler Anderson WR Brigham Young
27 Juan Long LB Mississippi State
28 Charles Thompson RB Central State (OH)
29 Eric Turner S East Texas State
30 Louis Age T Southwestern Louisiana
31 Anthony Hamlet DE Miami (FL)
32 Ron Redell S Stanford
33 William Houston FB Ohio State
34 Joe Johnson LB Texas A&M
35 Mark Staten DT Miami (OH)
36 Ken Alexander LB Florida State
37 Tony Sacca QB Penn State
38 Steve Bryant LB Nevada
39 Alphonso Taylor DT Temple
40 Charlie Young RB Stanford
41 Tommy Holliday G Southern
42 Troy Dickey WR Arizona
43 Craig Fayak K Penn State
44 Victor Hall TE Auburn
45 Todd Farrell CB Boston University

NFL allocations[edit]

Player name Position College NFL team
Tyree Davis WR Central Arkansas Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mario Henry WR Rutgers New England Patriots
Andy McCollum C Toledo New Orleans Saints
Keith Traylor DE Central State (OK) Kansas City Chiefs
Jay Walker QB Howard New England Patriots
Casey Weldon QB Florida State Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1995 Barcelona Dragons staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Jordi Vila-Puig

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches


Roster[edit]

1995 Barcelona Dragons roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

  • 82 Tyree Davis
  • 87 Troy Dickey
  • 80 Mario Henry
  • 12 Shelby Hill

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

  • 90 Byron Bonds DE/NT
  • 98 Victor Hall DE
  • 99 Chuckie Johnson DE/NT
  • 96 Jose Simon NT
  • 95 James Spencer NT
  • 75 Keith Traylor NT/DE
Linebackers

Defensive backs

  • 25 Chris Crooms S
  • 27 Todd Farrell CB
  • 22 Mike Middleton S
  • 21 Tracy Smith CB
  • 20 Sean Thomas S
  • 28 Eric Turner CB

Special teams

  •  6 Scott Szeredy K/P
National players
  • 31 Pau Coll DB Spain
  • 74 Vladimir Ilic DE Germany
  • 86 Xisco Marcos WR Mexico


Rookies in italics

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, April 8 7:00 p.m. at Amsterdam Admirals L 13–17 0–1 Olympisch Stadion 7,168
2 Monday, April 17 4:00 p.m. Scottish Claymores W 10–7 1–1 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 16,500
3 Saturday, April 22 5:30 p.m. Rhein Fire W 32–30 2–1 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 17,900
4 Sunday, April 30 3:00 p.m. at London Monarchs W 39–24 3–1 White Hart Lane 10,287
5 Saturday, May 6 7:00 p.m. at Frankfurt Galaxy L 20–24 3–2 Waldstadion 30,598
6 Saturday, May 13 5:30 p.m. Amsterdam Admirals L 34–40 OT 3–3 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 18,369
7 Saturday, May 20 7:00 p.m. London Monarchs L 22–27 3–4 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 18,850
8 Saturday, May 27 7:00 p.m. at Scottish Claymores W 16–13 4–4 Murrayfield Stadium 7,523
9 Saturday, June 3 7:00 p.m. at Rhein Fire W 31–21 5–4 Rheinstadion 12,323
10 Saturday, June 10 5:30 p.m. Frankfurt Galaxy L 20–44 5–5 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 21,380

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Standings[edit]

World League of American Football
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Amsterdam Admirals 9 1 0 .900 246 152 5–0 4–1 W2
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 279 202 3–2 3–2 W3
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 237 247 2–3 3–2 L1
London Monarchs 4 6 0 .400 174 220 1–4 3–2 L2
Rhein Fire 4 6 0 .400 221 279 2–3 2–3 L3
Scottish Claymores 2 8 0 .200 153 210 0–5 2–3 W1

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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week One: Barcelona Dragons at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 0 3 7 3 13
Amsterdam 7 10 0 0 17

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, April 8
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 7,168
  • [2] [25]

Week 6: vs Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week Six: Amsterdam Admirals at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Amsterdam 0 20 0 14 6 40
Barcelona 6 9 11 8 0 34

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Saturday, May 13
  • Game time: 5:30 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 18,369
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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All times local to where the game was played.

References[edit]

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