I formation

noun

: an offensive football formation in which the running backs line up in a line directly behind the quarterback compare t formation

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of I formation was in 1951

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“I formation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/I%20formation. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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