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quarterback

US and Canadian
a player in American or Canadian football, positioned usually behind the centre, who directs attacking play
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1971 - Stanford 27, Ohio State 17: Heisman trophy winner Jim Plunkett quarterbacked Stanford to an upset win.
In his first full year as a starter, he quarterbacked Glendale High School not only to its first league championship in nearly 30 years but to an undefeated regular season.
It was a repeat at Glendale College, where the 5-foot-10 Kiesau beat out the 6-5 starter midway through his freshman season, quarterbacked the Vaqueros to an 8-3 record and a bowl berth as a sophomore and finished as the No.