May 25th 12:30, by Felix Pahl

Levi Lewis: Leading the Barcelona Dragons

Eric Ribe

May 25th 12:30, by Felix Pahl

Levi Lewis: Leading the Barcelona Dragons

Levi Lewis, born on May 9th, 1998, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, emerges as a central figure for the Barcelona Dragons in the ELF 2024 season. His journey began at Scotlandville Magnet High School before he rose to prominence as a 3-star recruit for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Over his five-year tenure as the Ragin' Cajuns' quarterback, Lewis showcased his left-handed skills in 57 games, amassing an impressive 9,203 passing yards, 74 touchdowns, and a mere 18 interceptions, boasting a completion rate of 61 percent.

Beyond his passing finesse, Lewis also demonstrated his versatility with 1,088 rushing yards and 18 rushing touchdowns. His college career reached its pinnacle with a triumphant win in the New Orleans Bowl, where he clinched the game’s MVP title, cementing his legacy as one of the Ragin' Cajuns' greatest quarterbacks.

Record-Setting Performances

Lewis's impact extends beyond individual accolades; he holds the esteemed record for all-time passing touchdowns at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, with an impressive 74 touchdowns. This remarkable achievement underscores his significance in the annals of Ragin' Cajuns football history.

Professional Pursuits in the NFL

Following his collegiate journey, Lewis embarked on a professional odyssey, signing as an undrafted free agent with the Seattle Seahawks in 2022. Although his stint with the Seahawks was brief, it marked the beginning of his transition to the professional gridiron. Lewis's quest for success led him to the CFL, where he showcased his talents with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Despite the challenges encountered along the way, Lewis's resilience and determination never waned.

Levi Lewis will be under center for the 2024 season. © Eric Ribe

A New Chapter in Europe

Lewis's journey took an exciting turn with his signing with the Barcelona Dragons of the ELF on February 13, 2024. As he dons the Dragons' colors, Lewis brings with him a wealth of experience, leadership, and a burning desire to excel on the European stage. With his exceptional skill set and proven track record, Lewis is poised to make a significant impact, igniting the Barcelona Dragons' pursuit of ELF glory in the 2024 season.

A Champion's Mindset?

His leadership, coupled with his remarkable on-field abilities, positions him as a catalyst for success, while the team is preparing for a second play-off appearence in their fourth season. As he leads the charge for the Dragons, Lewis embodies the spirit of a champion, determined to leave an mark on the ELF and etch his name in the annals of Barcelona Dragons' history.

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