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Early in the fourth quarter, the Dolphins tied the game when its double-tight end wishbone attack enabled Tayegan Briskey to break free for a 40-yard touchdown run.
Defending the triple-option wishbone offense is a beast, even when there’s a sizeable talent gap.
Hamamoto eventually became the Lancers’ varsity wishbone and veer option quarterback, deftly riding the fullback one play, cutting to daylight the next, pitching when defenders converged upon him in anger.
With Watson under center running a hybrid mix of college option and wishbone concepts with traditional pro-style schemes tailored to his unique skills, the Texans had built the highest-scoring offense in the NFL.
Fornelli is talking about a wishbone derivative, such as the ones used by the service academies and Georgia Tech.
Under that broad-of-beam rear end—57 millimeters wider than the standard GT—the GT R’s lower aluminum wishbones feature spherical steel bearings.
The freshwater reservoir in northern Italy known for its wishbone shape and the fact that George Clooney is a resident.
In the terrible conditions of the Air Force game on Saturday, Baldwin had a critical role of plugging holes against the Falcons’ wishbone offense while basically playing middle linebacker.
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First Known Use: 1847See Words from the same year
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