Definition of rushing
: the act of advancing a football by running plays : the use of running plays; also : yardage gained by running plays
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Key to 1972 offensive unit that set still-standing school record for 1,980 rushing yards in a season.
The Tide gave up an average of 55.0 rushing yards, 194.2 total yards and 9.4 points per game.
Jim Brown is the greatest running back ever but only 10th in all-time rushing yards.
Rushing has also embraced returning to the recruiting trail and forming more personal relationships with players and families, which is not always possible in the more businesslike world of the NFL.
Consider the Underdog There aren’t any beagles in this year’s draft pool, which is a shame: In Puppy Bowl V, MVP Matilda ran the greatest play in Puppy Bowl history, scoring several touchdowns on a single rushing attempt.
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