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Synonyms for scrimmage

(American football) practice play between a football team's squads

a noisy riotous fight

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practice playing (a sport)

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We wanted to try and prepare a different way so we thought going down to scrimmage Oklahoma would be good for that," Altman said.
Corp completed 6 of 18 passes for 44 yards with an interception in Richmond's scrimmage Saturday.
One of the volunteers working with the students at the scrimmage will be Adam Diament, PhD, a post doctoral research fellow in genetics at UCLA, who was on the first LADWP Regional Science Bowl Championship Team from Venice High School that participated in the National Science Bowl in 1993.
The other side of that show of defense Tuesday was that the two units combined for 40 turnovers during the scrimmage with officials, but "I'm not too much worried about that yet," Kent said.
Barkley will open the scrimmage at quarterback after Aaron Corp and Mitch Mustain started the previous two scrimmages.
The word "punt" only appears as one of the three allowed types of scrimmage kicks (and as an allowed type of free kick after a safety).
Wide receiver Ronald Johnson, who missed the first scrimmage with an injury, is available.
That matched the number of practices before the scrimmage that the offense has looked overwhelmed by the new system it is learning this spring.
The point we instill in our defensive linemen is to get a great takeoff: to attack the line of scrimmage with a low pad level (stay low).
That was part of coach Karl Dorrell's message after Saturday's scrimmage.
and the scrimmage - with officials present - begins at 3 p.
Many coaches like to scrimmage on certain situations such as goal line or red zone at some point during the week.
Sanchez suffered a hairline fracture in his right passing thumb during Sunday night's scrimmage when his hand hit a defensive player's helmet.
Though he can also play end, Toeaina was a tackle Friday during the scrimmage in Autzen Stadium, with fellow tackles Cole Linehan (shoulder) and David Faaeteete (knee) held out by injuries that Bellotti said shouldn't sideline them for very long.
You must be able to move instantly on the snap of the ball or movement of the offensive lineman in order to attack him or penetrate the line of scrimmage as fast as possible.