draw play

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(American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage

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McClintock gained 3 yards on the next play, and then scored from 7 yards out on a draw play.
Early in the second quarter, the Pioneers went up, 14-3, when Smiley bolted into the end zone on a draw play from 5 yards.
Chaminade trailed 13-6 with 5:50 remaining when quarterback Ryan Griffin (22 of 32 passing, 221 yards) engineered a 19-play, 80-yard drive that culminated with Devin Smith scoring on a draw play from the 5 with 22 seconds left in regulation.
PAT McINALLY, former Cincinnati Bengals punter and Harvard art history major, on whether his college degree helped prepare him for the NFL: "Well, we do have a draw play here.
Desjardins was at it again in the second quarter, darting 25 yards for the touchdown on a draw play after the Rockets softened up the Grafton defense with a pair of deep near-miss throws by quarterback Drew Goodrich.
For example, with less than a minute to go before the half with the ball on the offense's end, most offensive coaches will call a draw play to see what happens.