1996 Barcelona Dragons season

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1996 Barcelona Dragons season
Head coach Jack Bicknell
General manager Jordi Vila-Puig
Home field Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc
Results
Record 5–5
Division place 4th
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1995 1997

The 1996 Barcelona Dragons season was the fourth season for the franchise in the World League of American Football (WLAF). The team was led by head coach Jack Bicknell in his fourth year, and played its home games at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc in Barcelona, Spain. They finished the regular season in fourth place with a record of five wins and five losses.

Offseason[edit]

World League draft[edit]

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 (FL)
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]

Staff[edit]

1996 Barcelona Dragons 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]

1996 Barcelona Dragons roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

  • 80 Alfonzo Browning
  •  1 Marvin Marshall
  • 81 Kenny Shedd

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

National players
  • 83 Sami Alalampi WR Finland
  • 42 Ousmane Bary DB France
  • 74 Vladimir Ilic DE Germany
  • 66 Ivan Imbernon DE Spain


Rookies in italics

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Schedule[edit]

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

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Standings[edit]

World League of American Football
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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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: vs Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week One: Amsterdam Admirals at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Amsterdam 14 7 0 6 0 27
Barcelona 7 7 7 6 7 34

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Sunday, April 14
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 17,300

Week 2: at Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Two: Barcelona Dragons at Scottish Claymores – Game summary
1 2 Total
Barcelona 0
Scotland 0

at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Date: Sunday, April 21
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 12,928

Week 3: vs Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week Three: Frankfurt Galaxy at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 3 7 16 33
Barcelona 6 3 0 20 29

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Sunday, April 28
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 17,503

Week 4: at London Monarchs[edit]

Week Four: Barcelona Dragons at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 Total
Barcelona 0
London 0

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Monday, May 6
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 13,627

Week 5: vs Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Five: Rhein Fire at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 0 7 0 12 19
Barcelona 6 12 0 3 21

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Sunday, May 12
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 15,742

Week 6: at Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week Six: Barcelona Dragons at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 0 7 7 0 14
Amsterdam 14 20 7 7 48

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, May 18
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 8,712

Week 7: at Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Seven: Barcelona Dragons at Rhein Fire – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 0 3 9 0 12
Rhein 6 7 0 3 16

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 25
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 13,173

Week 8: vs London Monarchs[edit]

Week Eight: London Monarchs at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 Total
London 0
Barcelona 0

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Sunday, June 2
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 9,875

Week 9: at Frankfurt Galaxy[edit]

Week Nine: Barcelona Dragons at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 14 0 0 7 21
Frankfurt 0 7 7 10 24

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, June 8
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 33,115

Week 10: vs Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Ten: Scottish Claymores at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 Total
Scotland 0
Barcelona 0

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Sunday, June 16
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 16,124

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Round by Round Draft". The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 146–147. 
  2. ^ a b c "Barcelona Dragons". The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 20–27. 
  3. ^ a b "1996 Season In Review". The Official 1997 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 71–75. 
  4. ^ "1996 WLAF Standings". The Football Database. Retrieved June 7, 2010.