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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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This offensive hole numbering, coupled with our line quarterbacking, gives us a huge advantage in that it solidifies the point of attack.
The splitting of guards to a constant 22 inches and the line quarterbacking of our center at this hole gives the offense tremendous advantages that normal defenses cannot possibly cope with.
A brilliant student of the game, Al designed the unique line quarterbacking system outlined in his article.