from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Football The back on an offensive team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage.
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- n. A line of motor vehicles caught up in traffic congestion; a traffic jam
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- n. (American football) the person who plays tailback
- n. (American football) the position of the offensive back on a football team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage
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With good depth, experience and talent, the only question at tailback is who's going to start?
The junior tailback is eligible to enter the NFL draft after this season and he'd likely be a first-round pick.
The junior tailback is now the fourth running back in school history with two 200-yard performances in a season.
(AP) - Branden Ore hasn't had the year he or Virginia Tech expected, but the Hokies tailback is hitting his stride at the right time.
The senior tailback is the first Blue Devil to rush for at least
Tailback Walter Reyes credits Terry's blocking that year for the reason the tailback was able to run for seventeen touchdowns.
LeSean McCoy, since McCoy tweeted that Umenyiora was "overrated" and "soft," and Umenyiora dubbed the tailback " Lady Gaga."
He has played fullback and tailback, which is good to see.
Immediately the story spread that the tailback was the result of striking public servants skipping the protests and heading off to gorge themselves using their inflated wages.
The 5-foot-8, 220-pound bruiser has been moved from fullback to tailback, which is quite the change considering Allen's running backs of the past.