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fullback

1. Soccer hockey one of two defensive players positioned in front of the goalkeeper
2. Rugby a defensive player positioned close to his own line
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More importantly, Develin plays fullback - a position whose value in the aerial-assault era led by Tom Brady has diminished substantially.
First Pro Bowl for Mughelli and First Pro Bowl Fullback for the Atlanta Falcons
UCLA's fullback depth took a big, and unforeseen, hit when Michael Pitre's request for a sixth year of eligibility was denied by the NCAA.
A couple of sophomores were next on the depth chart, but instead Lawrence elected to move senior Tanner Moylett from halfback to fullback in the wing-T offense.
We have also added some spice to the offense by mixing up the alignment and movement of our fullback.
In a shock move Lions coach Graham Henry has picked his best outside centre at fullback for the opener against Western Australia.
Give Thomas the break he needs, restore Jenkins to fly-half and name Morgan at fullback.
Carroll also said Allen Bradford, who is lining up at fullback and tailback, needs more playing time.
Could USC fullback Brandon Hancock return for a bowl game?
For example, during the practice of running plays involving the fullback, the wingback should be working with the wide receivers.
USC's injury-ravaged fullback spot took another hit when freshman starter Stanley Havili sufffered a cracked fibula and will be out 4-5 weeks.
The Shotgun essentially replaces the fullbacks with two tailbacks and two wide receivers.