AskDefine | Define fullback

Dictionary Definition



1 (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team
2 the position of a back on a football team v : play the fullback

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  1. An offensive back whose primary jobs are to block in advance of the halfback on running plays and for the quarterback on passing plays.
  1. A defensive player who assists the goalie in preventing the opposing team from scoring.

Extensive Definition

Fullback or Full back may refer to:
fullback in Simple English: Fullback

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