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(football) a back on the offensive team (a fullback or halfback) who tries to advance the ball by carrying it on plays from the line of scrimmage

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Avery is a scatback, Harper tested out as the fastest kid on our team, and Martin is as gifted as any of those guys.
Real, a 5-foot-8 senior scatback with similar physical features as Ebell, rushed for 143 yards and four touchdowns.
One sophomore figuring prominently is Jaime Ortiz, a 5-foot-6, 135-pound scatback who didn't even play last year.
In those days, he was a scatback emulating his hero, Barry Sanders.
Jimmy is a little scatback type but strong,'' Mohr said.
He is more of a scatback and has great vision on cuts and finds the open hole very well," Nasis said.
In 1981, we won the (3A) state championship and I had a 6-(foot)-11 guy and two scatback guards," Riddoch recalled.
Kayl is more of a scatback speed guy, and Josh has speed and runs heavy and nasty, too.
Coach Jimmy Johnson, who has expressed concerns about Avery's durability while raving about his skill, said the 5-foot-9 scatback didn't tear the hamstring and should return next week.
Morris is just a great little scatback,' Younger said.
Michael Kyle is a scatback type who's hard to tackle,'' Liggons said.