fullback fullback  /ˈfʊl ˌbæk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team
  2. (n) (American football) the position of a back on a football team
  3. (v) play the fullback

Usage(s):

  1. Charlie, then a fullback, spent that afternoon backing up the line of a good Princeton team pitted against Knute Rockne's celebrated Four Horsemen.
  2. Not since he bucked the lines of Penn as fullback on Cornell's football team of 1900 had Fred Perkins known the heady excitement of the past six months.
  3. Herschel Walker, a fullback formerly of Georgia and currently of New Jersey, once spoke of challenging this entitlement in court but never got around to it.

News

  1. Live chat with Philadelphia Soul fullback Derrick Ross

    Philadelphia Soul fullback Derrick Ross will take your questions in a live chat at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Fullback Leach agrees to part ways with Ravens

    Fullback Vonta Leach confirmed via Twitter Monday night that he and the Baltimore Ravens have decided to part ways, following speculation that the Ravens were looking to either trade or release him.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Fullback Vonta Leach, Ravens part ways

    Fullback Vonta Leach confirmed via Twitter Monday night that he and the Baltimore Ravens have decided to part ways, following speculation that the Ravens were looking to either trade or release him.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "He's got that big body like Andre," Kubiak said. "He's got a little stiffness that we've got to work through and I think that comes from just not playing that position for a long time. It's been hard on the kid: linebacker, fullback, tight...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Gary Kubiak Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Isaia is currently at fullback for Auckland and has played there previously at the international and Super 14 level," coach Graham Henry said in a statement. "He's also got the ability to play elsewhere in the backline which is helpful when...
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Graham Henry Source: Reuters.uk

  3. "Pretty good play, from the left to the right hand, extended, touchdown," Payton said. "So he'll be lobbying for more touches here in the future. I was excited for him. The fullback is an unselfish position by nature, so he understands his...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Sean Payton Source: SportingNews.com

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