slotback
noun Date: 1959 an offensive football halfback who lines up just behind the slot between an offensive end and tackle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slotback — El slotback es usado principalmente en la formación flexbone. El Slotback es una posición en el fútbol canadiense y americano. Es muy similar al wide receiver pero también tiene algunas características de un running back, se alinea muy cerca de… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • slotback — /slot bak /, n. Football. 1. an offensive back who lines up about one yard behind the gap in the line between a tackle and an end stationed a distance outside of the tackle. 2. the position played by this back. [1960 65; SLOT1 + BACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • slotback — noun a) A particular position in American football, similar to a wide receiver. b) A particular position in Canadian football, similar to a hybrid between wide receiver and running back. This position is more common in the Canadian game than its… …   Wiktionary

  • slotback — noun American Football a back between the tackle and the split end …   English new terms dictionary

  • slotback — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an offensive halfback in football who lines up just behind the slot between an offensive end and tackle …   Useful english dictionary

  • football — /foot bawl /, n. 1. a game in which two opposing teams of 11 players each defend goals at opposite ends of a field having goal posts at each end, with points being scored chiefly by carrying the ball across the opponent s goal line and by place… …   Universalium

  • Flexbone formation — The flexbone formation is an offensive formation in American football that utilizes a quarterback, five offensive linemen, three running backs, and varying numbers of tight ends and wide receivers. The flexbone formation is a predominant running… …   Wikipedia

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