Examples of rusher in a Sentence
He was the team's leading rusher last year.
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Early impressions of edge rushers After facing a triple-option team in the opener Auburn's defensive line will get more of a chance to pin its ears back and rush the passer in this game.
Stewart is second on the Panthers all-time leading rushers list, trailing leader DeAngelo Williams by just eight yards.
The Wildcats return eight starters on offense, nine on defense and many more backups, like 1,000-yard rusher Benny Snell and SEC All-Freshman offensive guard Logan Stenberg, who saw extensive snaps last season.
In fact, Rodgers ran for a career-high 369 yards last season and was Green Bay’s second-leading rusher.
Ultimately, the prospect nicknamed Zeus decided to follow in the footsteps of another blue-chip rusher from North Carolina who elected to play for the Bulldogs, Tarboro High's Todd Gurley.
While many fans hoped the Saints would spend more on a play-making edge rusher, the top free-agent acquisition at the position was Alex Okafor, who experienced ups and downs during his four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals.
Monrovia returns its top three rushers from a team that averaged 332 yards on the ground last season.
The fourth overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft is only two years removed from being the league’s fourth-leading rusher.
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Definition of rusher for English Language Learners
: someone or something that rushes; especially American football : a player who carries the ball during running plays
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