from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Football An offensive back, such as a fullback or halfback, who has the responsibility of advancing the ball by running with it on plays from the line of scrimmage.
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- n. An offensive back whose primary job is to be the ballcarrier.
- v. Present participle of run back.
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- n. (football) a back on the offensive team (a fullback or halfback) who tries to advance the ball by carrying it on plays from the line of scrimmage
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