T formation
noun Date: 1930 an offensive football formation in which the fullback lines up behind the center and quarterback with one halfback stationed on each side of the fullback

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • T formation — Football. an offensive formation in which the quarterback lines up directly behind the center with the fullback about three yards behind the quarterback and the halfbacks on opposite sides of and about one yard from the fullback. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

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