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Seven-man line defense

The seven-man line defenses are defensive alignments in American football that utilize seven "down linemen", or players on the line of scrimmage at the time of the snap. [1]

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American football

American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada, also known as gridiron elsewhere) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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Amos Alonzo Stagg

Amos Alonzo Stagg (August 16, 1862 – March 17, 1965) was an American athlete and pioneering college coach in multiple sports, primarily American football.

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Auburn Tigers football

The Auburn Tigers football team represents Auburn University in the sport of American college football.

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Bernie Bierman

Bernard W. "Bernie" Bierman (March 11, 1894 – March 7, 1977) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball.

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Bill Arnsparger

William Stephen Arnsparger (December 16, 1926 – July 17, 2015) was an American college and professional football coach.

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Blocking (American football)

In American football, blocking is a legal move occurring when one player obstructs another player's path with his body.

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Buddy Ryan

James David "Buddy" Ryan (born February 17, 1934) is a former American football defensive coordinator and head coach.

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Defensive end

Defensive end (DE) is a defensive position in the sport of American and Canadian football.

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Down (gridiron football)

A down is a period in which a play transpires in American and Canadian football.

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Forward pass

In several forms of football a forward pass is a throwing of the ball in the direction that the offensive team is trying to move, towards the defensive team's goal line.

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Free substitution

Free substitution is a rule in some sports that allows players to enter and leave the game for other players many times during the course of the game; and for coaches to bring in and take out players an unlimited number of times.

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Henry L. Williams

Henry Lane Williams (July 26, 1869 – June 14, 1931) was an American football player and coach.

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Knute Rockne

Knute Kenneth Rockne (March 4, 1888 – March 31, 1931) was a Norwegian-American football player and coach, both at the University of Notre Dame.

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Line of scrimmage

In American and Canadian football, a line of scrimmage is an imaginary transverse line (across the width of the football field) beyond which a team cannot cross until the next play has begun.

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Linebacker

A linebacker (LB) is a playing position in American football and Canadian football.

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Lineman (gridiron football)

In American football and Canadian football, a lineman is a player who specializes in play at the line of scrimmage.

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Michigan Wolverines football

The Michigan Wolverines football program represents the University of Michigan in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) level.

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Mike Donahue

Michael Joseph "Iron Mike" Donahue (June 14, 1876 – December 11, 1960) was an American football player, coach of football, basketball, baseball, tennis, track, soccer, and golf, and a college athletics administrator.

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Minnesota Golden Gophers football

The Minnesota Golden Gophers football program represents the University of Minnesota in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) level.

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish football

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team is the intercollegiate football team representing the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.

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One-platoon system

The one-platoon system, also known as iron man football, was a system in American football where players played on both offense and defense.

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Punt (gridiron football)

In American and Canadian football, a punt is a kick performed by dropping the ball from the hands and then kicking the ball before it hits the ground.

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Safety (gridiron football position)

Safety (S) is a position in American and Canadian football, played by a member of the defense.

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Single-wing formation

In American and Canadian football, a single-wing formation, created by Glenn "Pop" Warner, was a precursor to the modern spread or shotgun formation.

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Snap (gridiron football)

A snap (colloquially called a "hike", "snapback", or "pass from center") is the backwards passing of the ball in American and Canadian football at the start of play from scrimmage.

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Springfield College (Massachusetts)

Springfield College is a private, coeducational college located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Steve Owen (American football)

Stephen Joseph Owen (April 21, 1898 – May 17, 1964) was an American football player and coach who earned a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as head coach of the National Football League's New York Giants from 1930 to 1953.

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Tackle (gridiron football position)

Tackle is a playing position in American and Canadian football.

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Willie Heston

William Martin "Willie" Heston (September 9, 1878 – September 9, 1963) was an American football player and coach.

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3–4 defense

In American football, the 3–4 defense is a defensive alignment consisting of three down linemen and four linebackers.

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46 defense

The 46 defense is an American football defensive formation, historically the first to regularly employ eight men in the box, and six along the line of scrimmage (4 playing line technique, 2 in a linebacker technique).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven-man_line_defense

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