Examples of backfield in a Sentence
a tackle made in the backfield
The team has a strong backfield.
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Heyward also looked good as a pass-catching option out of the backfield when paired with starting quarterback Brian Lewerke.
Lemons is part of crowded backfield, led by juniors Jordan Scarlett and Lamical Perine.
The only other scholarship running back is Trey Smith, though fullback Tobias Little can also earn carries out of the backfield.
Gardner can be a major receiving threat out of the backfield.
After seeing minimal action through the first seven games of the season, Dallas transitioned from wide receiver to running back to give the Hurricanes more depth in the backfield.
The Tigers’ most effective option, Tony Pollard, will see a major uptick in touches, but the staff will need to weigh his role as a receiver against Pollard’s effectiveness out of the backfield and in the return game.
Drew Brees and his receiving corps came through when Carolina stifled New Orleans' prolific backfield, and a relentless Jordan spearheaded a late defensive stand to seal a 31-26 NFC wild-card round victory Sunday.
But many of the best things the Tigers saw this spring were on the backfields, in Jake Rogers’ defensive ability and Franklin Perez’s stature.
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BACKFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of backfield for English Language Learners
: the area of the field that is behind the line of scrimmage
: the players who line up behind the line of scrimmage
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