Definition of Tailback
What does Tailback mean?
- (American football) the person who plays tailback
- (American football) the position of the offensive back on a football team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage
- A line of motor vehicles caught up in traffic congestion; a traffic jam
- Tailback a.k.a. Halfback: A halfback, sometimes referred to as a tailback, is an offensive position in American football, which lines up in the backfield and generally is responsible for carrying the ball on running plays. Historically, from the 1870s through the 1950s, the halfback position was both an offensive and defensive position. In the related sport of Canadian football, halfback is a defensive rather than offensive position.
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The Sports Hall of Fame Encyclopedia (2011)
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Soccer by David Blevins
Luckman was a tailback in college who became the first great “T” quarterback in the National Football League (a scheme ...
The Notre Dame Football Encyclopedia (2013)
4th Edition by Michael R. Steele
Inthe fourth quarter, the LSU tailback jammed in a touchdown from theIrish two. Faust told the press conference thathe wanted theschool tohavea good chance in the recruiting season and thathe wanted the seniors to have a “chance togo out ...
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Scrabble value of T1A1I1L1B3A1C3K5
The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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