interception interception  /ˌɪn tər ˈsɛp ʃən/


  1. (n) the act of intercepting; preventing something from proceeding or arriving
  2. (n) (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team


  1. Kouts says an Israeli interception of the cargo is the most likely explanation.
  2. In two preseason games, Vick completed 11 of 15 passes for 45 yards with one interception and rushed for 36 yards on eight carries with one touchdown.
  3. But he declined to comment on the theory of Israeli interception.


  1. PHU's Demetri Royer transfers to CCC

    Palm Harbor University running back/defensive back Demetri Royer has transferred to Clearwater Central Catholic. Royer, a junior, said in a direct message on twitter that he will workout with the Marauders for the first time today. Last year, Royer rushed for 280 yards and five touchdowns with the Hurricanes last season. He also recorded 24 tackles and had an interception on defense. Royer did ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Home Team

  2. Most indispensable player: TCU

    We're walking through each Big 12 team and identifying its most irreplaceable talent. He's the guy they can least afford to lose, and the guy to whom an injury or departure would have the most effect. Let's wrap up with TCU. More most indispensable players. Most indispensable player: QB Casey Pachall 2012 stats: Completed 64-of-97 passes for 948 yards, 10 touchdowns and an interception. Why TCU ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. Packers to release Desmond Bishop, per report

    The Green Bay Packers may be parting ways with linebacker Desmond Bishop if they can't work out a restructure or trade, according to Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin. Bishop was drafted by the Packers in the 6th round in 2007. He became a starter in 2010 and quickly established as one of the better linebackers in the league, with 218 tackles, eight sacks, one interception and two forced fumbles ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SB Nation

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  1. "You run another play and you throw an interception or they throw another flag on us - I wasn't going to let the refs lose the game for us there and some magical flag appear," Kiffin said.
    on Oct 26, 2009 By: Lane Kiffin Source: USA Today

  2. "We were standing on the sideline and it was like, 'We were in for one play in the quarter and it was an interception,"' Rivers said. "There was a little bit of disbelief. ...... You can't call it a fluke, those guys made plays, but that was...
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Philip Rivers Source: USA Today

  3. "I felt good all night, we were just off," Brady said. "The plays we needed to make - fourth downs we missed, third downs we missed, two chances in the red area, the interception - those things really get you behind the 8-ball. We recovered...
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Tom Brady Source: USA Today

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