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halfback

1. Rugby either the scrum half or the stand-off half
2. Soccer old-fashioned any of three players positioned behind the line of forwards and in front of the fullbacks
3. any of certain similar players in other team sports
4. the position of a player who is halfback
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Once the block was made, the halfback would run the bubble created by the block.
USC's defense sacks Vince Young 11 times, but allows halfback Ramonce Taylor to run for 328 yards and two TDs.
The left end and halfback should sprint diagonally across the field and act as "wall gunners" to force the punt returner to our right side.
Carter scored from 1 yard out on the next drive, then followed up with a halfback pass to Adam Scerra for Marlboro's third score.
When the offense motions its halfback immediately following the stem (Diag.
The exciting young halfback took a heavy knock in a tackle and limped out of the action.
Both come in the halfback line, Cootehill's John McCutcheon starting at right halfback and Cuchulainn's Eugene Keating in the centre-back berth.
Another halfback was eighth-grader Roxanne Trautner.
The Vikings have also signed Widnes-born halfback Jamie Durbin from neighbours Warrington on a month's loan.
A built-in short-yardage and goal-line offense, it provides the strength of both a power I and, by sliding the fullback over to a veer halfback position, the power of a veer offense.
The 20-year-old will now be the favourite to partner Danny McGuire at halfback against France in Doncaster on Friday.
The ex-Harlequins halfback has flattered to deceive in his three games for the Kiwis so far.