Definitions for fullbackˈfʊlˌbæk

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  1. fullback(noun)

    (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team

  2. fullback(verb)

    (American football) the position of a back on a football team

  3. fullback(verb)

    play the fullback


  1. fullback(Noun)

    An offensive back whose primary jobs are to block in advance of the halfback on running plays and for the quarterback on passing plays.

  2. fullback(Noun)

    A defensive player who assists the goalie in preventing the opposing team from scoring.

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