Examples of tailback in a Sentence
stuck in a five-mile tailback on the southbound carriageway
Recent Examples of tailback from the Web
Baylor transfer Jarrett Stidham is a major upgrade at quarterback and tailback Kamryn Pettway — one of seven returning starters on offense — averaged 138.7 yards against SEC foes last season.
Cornerback Nick Nelson is on track to handle punt returns and tailback Chris James and wide receiver A.J. Taylor have gotten the bulk of the work on kickoff returns.
NewCath, meanwhile, has the bulk of its offense returning including emerging beast, junior tailback Kyle Kelly and three returning starters on the line.
But the blocking up front wasn’t consistent and the tailbacks couldn’t find much light.
Rosen has completed passes to seemingly every receiver and tight end on the roster, and five tailbacks have gotten carries as part of the first-team offense.
But before that, Majors had one of the best careers in SEC history as the last of the conference's great single-wing tailbacks.
Richt will arrive at the Westin in Charlotte on Friday, when the coach and linebacker Shaquille Quarterman and tailback Mark Walton will represent the Hurricanes at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football Kickoff.
Lindsay is one of five tailbacks in the Pac-12 to rush for at least 1,000 yards after rumbling for 1,189 yards and 16 touchdowns last season.
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First Known Use of tailback
TAILBACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tailback for English Language Learners
American football : a player on offense who runs with the ball and blocks
: a situation in which the flow of traffic is blocked and a long line of vehicles forms
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