draw play


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Recent Examples on the Web In the first quarter, a draw play was called and Mascarenas read it perfectly, sprinted forward and threw the running back to the turf. Los Angeles Times, "Why Easton Mascarenas went into college mode at Mission Viejo," 27 Mar. 2021 Brown fumbled after picking up 14 yards on a draw play, but the Lions’ inability to scoop up an uncontested chance at the loose ball kept UIW’s drive alive. Greg Luca, San Antonio Express-News, "Freshman Cameron Ward throws record six passing touchdowns as UIW cruises past Southeastern Louisiana," 20 Mar. 2021 No draw play, no giving up on the down just to safely punt. Dan Labbe, cleveland, "Kevin Stefanski is having fun with Jarvis Landry and more observations rewatching Browns vs. Giants," 23 Dec. 2020 Ohio State led only 7-0 early when Hooker made an impact, stopping MSU running back Elijah Collins for a 14-yard gain on a third-and-15 draw play. Nathan Baird, cleveland, "Did Josh Proctor’s brief absence inadvertently help Ohio State football’s defense take a step forward?," 10 Dec. 2020 The Beavers had the Cougars in a third-and-10 near midfield when de Laura ran a beautiful draw play to McIntosh, who scooted 49 yards to the OSU 5. oregonlive, "Oregon State stats, late heroics can’t overcome Washington State’s dominance in a 38-28 loss to Cougars," 8 Nov. 2020 McIntoch ran 49 yards on a third-and-10 draw play, and de Laura's 5-yard touchdown run on the next play gave the Cougars a 21-7 advantage early in the third quarter. Gary Horowitz, Star Tribune, "de Laura accounts for 3 TDs; Washington St. beats Oregon St.," 8 Nov. 2020 Leading 14-7 and facing third-and-10 at the WSU 46, the Cougars caught Oregon State flat-footed when McIntosh ran a draw play for 49 yards to the Beavers 5. oregonlive, "Oregon State falls flat in opener, bows to Washington State 38-28: Game at a glance," 7 Nov. 2020 His first score came on a 7-yard draw play in the first quarter. Chris Dabe, NOLA.com, "What a catch! Karr tops Curtis with clutch leaping grabs by Destyn Hill, Aaron Anderson," 17 Oct. 2020

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Draw play.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20play. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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