Definitions

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  • noun A kick of the ball from a stationary position

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Examples

  • Its disadvantage was that it was less reliable than a placekick, since the bounce could go wrong; its advantage was that it could be done on ex - tremely short notice.

    Blue Adept

  • The moment he set up for a placekick instead of a punt, those Black armored animals would be upon him.

    Blue Adept

  • He tried a placekick and field goal, but was too far out; the ball fell short, to Stile's immense relief.

    Blue Adept

  • After that kind of tension, a placekick in a game is not a big deal for Williamson.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • The somewhat bizarre tournament tie-break procedures had each team send out five players to attempt a placekick from the 22-meter line.

    The Daily Princetonian, 2010-03-26

  • Early on in the second half, the Huskers got the ball deep into the Cyclones 'half of the pitch, and after a penalty, Schmidt was able to get a placekick for three points.

    Iowa State Daily

  • Early on in the second half, the Huskers got the ball deep into the Cyclones 'half of the pitch, and after a penalty, Schmidt was able to get a placekick for three points.

    Iowa State Daily

  • The somewhat bizarre tournament tie-break procedures had each team send out five players to attempt a placekick from the 22-meter line.

    The Daily Princetonian, 2010-03-26

  • - Mike Iltis jokes that if he's needed to placekick, be a receiver or even a holder, all the University of Colorado coaching staff must do is ask; he's merely a phone call or a text message away.

    Colorado Headline News

  • C-J: Where did you learn to kick (punt and placekick) like you do?

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