Examples of tailback in a Sentence
stuck in a five-mile tailback on the southbound carriageway
Recent Examples of tailback from the Web
Look no further than the rookie third-round tailback.
It has been updated four times, most recently this past spring to recognize the school’s second straight 11-win season and tailback D.J. Pumphrey’s run to the NCAA career rushing record.
After starring as a tailback for the Marshall High School Mavericks, Tittle played quarterback at Louisiana State University from 1945 to 1948.
Groshek has been the second-best tailback on the roster and deserves more carries.
Porter finished the game with 181 yards of total offense, but got a nice boost from Norman in the second half as the senior tailback finished with 92 yards on 14 carries and his two scores.
Twitter has even produced a special emoji for the tailback ahead of Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints -- available with hashtag JayTrain.
In the video above, running back Thomas Tyner talks about building momentum, improving the rushing attack, Stanford tailback Bryce Love, and the Thursday night atmosphere at Reser.
In all, the Panthers tailbacks had 13 carries for a total of 1 yard.
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