from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a back made of thin splits or laths: as, a split-back chair.


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  • "With the split-back veer, it is about getting into somebody at the line." Siena Women's Basketball

  • They're lining up in split-back formations, catching passes out of the slot receiver position, running reverses and even taking snaps in the "wildcat" formation. - Local News

  • We still run the offense Jerry put in, the split-back veer. rss feed

  • The next play was a touchdown pass to Davone Bess out of a split-back set, as Bess cut inside on a nice little inside-outside combo thing with Greg Camarillo.


  • First-year Franklin County coach Chris Jones put Shaw at the controls of his split-back veer offense, but following a 29-14 loss to Salem in early September, Jones junked the system in favor of the I-formation.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • The Eagles 'offense features a lot of split-back sets, Taylor said, with senior running backs Gilad Klibanov and Dylan Sosa sharing the bulk of the carries.

    The Acorn

  • Stoker gained 3 on an underneath pass on first down, and the Vols lined up in a split-back shotgun next play, handing the ball to Hardesty up the middle for a gain of 6 on that play to bring up a 3rd down and 1.

    Rocky Top Talk

  • "Actually, what Dan does is a combination of the Wishbone, the split-back Veer, the old winged-T and the spread.


  • "The split-back veer challenges a defense to play disciplined assignment football, '' Clark said.

    Kingsport Times News - Daily 5


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