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lineman

An individual who repairs transmission lines, including telephones, cable TV and electric lines. Typically outdoor work, the lineman's job started in the mid-1800s with the telegraph. In the U.K., the term is "linesman." See lineman's handset.
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Being a lineman is truly a brotherhood and you look out for each other everyone wants you to succeed and I had a lot of support behind me.
The main job of the defensive lineman is to first nullify the charge of the offensive lineman and, secondly, to use his hands and arms to gain separation from the offensive player so he can help tackle the ball carrier.
It is imperative the covered lineman stay as tight to the down block as possible (don't drift) and dip slightly before contact to gain leverage on the second level defender.
We were freshmen that year,'' Oaks Christian defensive lineman Duke Lemmons said.
Over a year in the making, Storm Soldiers tells an intimate story of brotherhood, family, faith and pride as lineman share remarkable stories about the work they do and danger they face every day.
All Lineman Boots Shall Meet The Requirements And Specifications In The American
The visual key is always the man on and the pressure key is the closest lineman to our shade.
Senior Hayworth Hicks was named the lineman of the year for Palmdale (9-2, 6-0,) which dominated the all-league team.
To become a journeyman lineman, individuals must first participate in an intensive apprentice understudy program, lasting a minimum of four years.
Replacing a lineman with a linebacker or defensive back allows the defensive coordinators to put more athleticism and speed on the field.
If I could've had one thing back from last year, it would've been the week leading up to the Dominguez game,'' said DeMartinis, the lone junior lineman selected to last year's All-Southern Section roster.
Sheller to redshirt: Freshman offensive lineman Sean Sheller was diagnosed with a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee.