What does backfield mean?

Definitions for backfieldˈbækˌfild

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backfield.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backfield(noun)

    the offensive football players who line up behind the linemen


  1. backfield(Noun)

    The area of play behind either the offensive or defensive line.

  2. backfield(Noun)

    The players positioned in this area.


  1. Backfield

    The backfield is the area of an American football field behind the line of scrimmage. The backfield or offensive backfield can also refer to members of offense who begin plays behind the line, typically including any backs on the field, such as the quarterback, running back, and/or fullback.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backfield in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backfield in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Big Daddy Lipscomb:

    I just wrap my arms around the whole backfield and peel 'em one by one until I get to the ball carrier. Him I keep.

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