ELF: Barcelona Dragons add former Washington State WR Kyle Sweet

The Barcelona Dragons of the European League of Football have signed former division one receiver Kyle Sweet.

Sweet is ecstatic to fill the final offensive import spot in Barcelona and connect with the Dragon’s passionate fan base:

“I’m extremely happy to be able to sign with the Dragons. I can’t wait to be part of an organization with such an incredible fan base and I think it’s only right that we bring them home a championship.”

The 6′ 190-pound receiver finds his way to Barcelona after the departure of standout receiver Jean Constant to the Hamburg Sea Devils. The Rancho Santa Margarita, California native comes to Spain following a productive career at Washington State University (NCAA D1 Pac-12). Playing alongside NFL draft picks Gardener Minshew, Andre Dillard, and Luke Falk, Sweet was a treat to watch in the Cougars air raid offense putting up 1,454 yards and five touchdowns on 139 catches during his career. Overall, he played in 50 games for the Cougars tallying 27 starts.

Showing his versatility, the quick slot receiver also started at punter his sophomore and junior seasons averaging 38 yards a punt. As a senior, Sweet moved from punter to punt returner, averaging just over seven yards a return.

Following his collegiate career, the former Cougar attended a rookie minicamp with the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams but was released shortly thereafter. Sweet originally signed to play in Europe in 2020 agreeing to terms with the Kirchdorf Wildcats of the German Football League before the Co-vid 19 pandemic canceled the season.

The versatile wideout joins returning quarterback Zach Edwards and former CFL pass-catcher Benjamin Plu in what projects to be an exciting pass game. However, the head coach position and defensive import spots remain to be filled in Barcelona.

Watch Kyle Sweet’s NCAA highlights here:

Alex is a former professional American football player who is now studying in London. His goal writing for AFI is to stay involved with the game that has given him so much. Alex enjoys covering leagues and players and sharing different football