ELF: Helvetic Guards sign former Leipzig King QB Jordan Barlow

Switzerland’s Helvetic Guards of the European League of Football have signed quarterback Jordan Barlow.

Barlow, who played for the Leipzig Kings in 2022, and most recently the Bern Grizzlies of the Swiss top league, will replace Collin Hill who has been moved to the injured reserve list. In the Guards‘ first two games, Hill had thrown for 393 yards and two touchdowns.

In Barlow’s six games with the Kings in 2022, he threw for 962 yards and five touchdowns while also rushing for 136 yards and another four scores. He had suffered a separated shoulder in game two but played through it for another four games before leaving the team.

The 6’2″, 210-pound 25 year old quarterback spent two seasons at Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) an NAIA program in Texas. During his time there, Barlow threw for 4,436 passing yards, 592 rushing yards, and scored 50 total touchdowns in 19 starts. His best season came in 2021 when he had a 149.2 passing efficiency rating, which set the SAGU football single-season record. He finished the 2021 season with 2,787 yards, 26 touchdowns and only six interceptions leading his team to a 2021 NCCAA Victory Bowl win.

Prior to transferring to SAGU, the Arkansas native began his career at Arkansas Baptist College (NAIA) throwing for 1,529 yards and 21 touchdowns while rushing for 583 yards on 33 carries as true freshmen. Barlow then went on to play for Lindenwood University (NCAA D2) and eventually SAGU. Now he begins a new journey as an international player.

Highlights from 2021 season with SAGU

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