nose tackle


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Recent Examples on the Web Standing at 6-foot-3 and 310 pounds, the four-star Florida native could’ve played at either nose tackle or the three-technique spots in OSU’s defensive scheme. Stephen Means, cleveland, 28 July 2022 Williams was at nose tackle during the spring game. oregonlive, 1 June 2022 In the other Sunday games: Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31, Atlanta Falcons 27 · Buccaneers nose tackle Steve McLendon (Carroll-Ozark, Troy) played but did not record any stats. Mark Inabinett |, al, 21 Dec. 2020 On the gridiron, tackle football player Lelatasiosamoa Vaeao is a USA All-Star who has played offensive guard, defensive tackle and nose tackle in games around the world. San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 June 2022 On the eve of the team’s mandatory minicamp, the Chicago Bears added depth to their defensive front Monday, signing veteran nose tackle Mike Pennel. Dan Wiederer, Chicago Tribune, 14 June 2022 The 2006 first-round draft class for Florida State included linebackers Ernie Sims and Kamerion Wimbley, nose tackle Brodrick Bunkley and defensive back Antonio Cromartie. oregonlive, 28 Apr. 2022 Also Clemson nose tackle Jordan Davis, run-stopper deluxe. Nick Canepacolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Apr. 2022 On the interior of the defensive line, Miami has Christian Wilkins, nose tackle Raekwon Davis, Zach Sieler, Adam Butler and John Jenkins. David Furones, Sun Sentinel, 19 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of nose tackle

1975, in the meaning defined above

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2 Aug 2022

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“Nose tackle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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