signal caller

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Synonyms for signal caller

(football) the person who plays quarterback

(American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team

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7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From pee-wee signal callers to Hall of Fame QBs, great plays always begin with "Hut.
One of the top-ranked dual-threat quarterbacks in the country, the Orange Lutheran High signal caller had heard from schools such as Nebraska, Oregon and Cal after showing promise with the Lancers as a junior.
You could really have fun with the young signal caller in all sorts of ways, usually pinpointing his lack of understanding and showing him how much there actually was to the construction of a game plan.
Manning joins a select group of pro quarterbacks to appear on the Wheaties package, including legendary Colts signal caller Johnny Unitas, and many of the greatest Hall of Fame passers of all time.
The first-year signal caller rushed the ball seven times for a game-high 122 yards and was unstoppable going right, with five carries of 10 or more yards in that direction.
As Matt Ryan embarks on his pro career, we are excited to have the future NFL signal caller join the AirTran team," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales.
It'll be fun playing against Marc and Marshall next year,'' said the Notre Dame-bound signal caller.
For example, in calling a "34 Cover Three Backer" [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 5 OMITTED], the first signal caller will call "34" and the second caller, who is responsible for the secondary help and coverage, will call "Cover Three Backer, Ready Break.
Despite leading Denver to the playoffs in 2011, Tebow has had a difficult time proving that he can be a successful signal caller in the NFL.
The senior signal caller was the victim of several drops and two tipped passes.
While much of this week's media focus has been on UCLA's offensive signal caller heading into Saturday's contest at No.
com has listed Larry Johnson, Penn State's dominant running back who became the ninth player in Division I-A history to gain over 2,000 yards in a season, and Ken Dorsey, Miami's signal caller who has not lost a game in over two seasons, as co-favorites to win the Heisman at 2/1 odds.
With so many questions surrounding the most important position on the field, it's imperative that the Raiders surround whoever their signal caller is with some weapons.
DeLong was particularly pleased with the performance of Marlboro native Josh Carter, the Pride's freshman signal caller, who settled down in the second half after suffering through four fumbled handoffs in the first.
He was the top signal caller from California both Saturday and Sunday and is a definite high Division I athlete.