Examples of rusher in a Sentence
He was the team's leading rusher last year.
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Michigan rushed for 371 yards, averaging a ridiculous 10.9 yards per carry, and nearly had its first pair of 200-yard rushers in a single game in program history.
Additionally, Duke Ejiofor is one of the best pass rushers in the country, with 6.5 sacks and 14 stops on the season.
This was going to be a tough matchup for him, going against one of the best speed rushers in the game, Everson Griffen of the Vikings.
Whitnall is led by playmaking quarterback Jacob Flores and one of the area's top rushers, Andrew Mallmann.
The Tigers looked out of sync offensively as the coaching staff limited Bryant’s runs yet seemed to stray from their deep pool of rushers.
Edwards led all rushers with 23 carries for 106 yards, and Cargill generated 80 yards on 16 carries.
But Luvu’s emergence, along with the development of some other young pass rushers, has also brought out the best in defensive tackle Hercules Mata’afa, who leads the defense with 5.5 tackles for loss, and has two sacks so far this season.
The best edge rushers do one thing very well: Get after the quarterback, over and over and over again.
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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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