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Words related to halfback

(football) the running back who plays the offensive halfback position

(American football) the position of a back on a football team

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Sophomores Melissa Hughson and Christine Mott play halfback and wing forward, respectively.
But the Scarlets have a poor recent record in Scotland with no wins since 2006, and Lamont reckons they will only end that sequence if they can stop the re-united old firm of Scotland halfbacks, Dan Parks and Chris Cusiter.
If the OT could block the defender to the right, the halfback would run left.
A UTILITY player with Cronulla Sharks, he is hoping to make his mark at halfback.
The XBox surely did not factor in how big a lead the Trojans had and how much time remained, or it would not have had John David Booty catching a pass from LenDale White on a halfback option play with the Trojans up 35 points with 8 minutes remaining in the third quarter.
Both attacked the halfback channel to devastating effect against the British and Irish Lions - both were on the scoresheet in the second Test and they grabbed five tries between them in the three mathes - and they should be in the hunt again today.
Ends & Halfbacks: Right end and halfback should sprint downfield at the snap and act as "gunners.
Kiwi halfback Chase has been in sparkling form as the Tigers have won all four matches to date.
Oh, there were plenty of grin-inducing moments in this one for the Panthers, who used two halfback passes and shifty running from senior A.
Warrington Wolves forward Ben Harrison, 21, and halfback Chris Bridge, 25, were held on suspicion of affray in the early hours of Monday.
AUSTRALIA Test halfback Craig Gower has been sacked as captain of NRL club Penrith Panthers after being found guilty of misconduct following a series of alcohol-fuelled incidents on the Sunshine Coast.
Former Bears halfback dies: Harry ``Flash'' Clarke, a halfback on the Chicago Bears' 1940, '41 and '43 championship teams, has died.
5, the left guard is pulling left and the left halfback is iso blocking the LB.
Scottish halfback Andy Nicol spent several weeks on the sidelines after a drinks trolley smashed into his knee during a flight toJohannesburg.
defeat, had led 16-12 with 20 minutes remaining, but late tries from Willie Talau and halfback Brent Sherwin gave the Bulldogs victory.