nose tackle

noun

Examples of nose tackle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But when playing such teams, Weaver assuredly will use a natural nose tackle more often. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 9 May 2024 Most frustrating was nose tackle Mazi Smith, who was picked in the first round and was expected to become a walk-in starter and make an instant impact on the team’s run defense. Clarence E. Hill Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for nose tackle 

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Word History

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nose tackle was in 1975

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“Nose tackle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nose%20tackle. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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