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A linebacker (LB or backer) is a playing position in American football and Canadian football. [1]

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American football

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

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American football plays

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American football positions

In American football each team has 11 players on the field at one time.

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah.

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Army Black Knights football

The Army Black Knights football team, previously known as the Army Cadets, represents the United States Military Academy in college football.

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Big Ten Conference

The Big Ten Conference (B1G), formerly Western Conference and Big Nine Conference, is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States.

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Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report (often abbreviated as B/R) is a website that focuses on sport and sports culture.

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Blitz (gridiron football)

In American football or Canadian football, blitzing is a tactic used by the defense to disrupt pass attempts by the offense.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Cal Hubbard

Robert Calvin Hubbard (October 31, 1900 – October 17, 1977) was a professional American football player and Major League Baseball (MLB) umpire.

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Canadian football

Canadian football is a sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wide attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).

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Center (gridiron football)

Center (C) is a position in American football and Canadian football (in the latter the position is spelled centre, following Commonwealth spelling conventions).

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Defensive tackle

A defensive tackle (DT) is typically the largest and strongest of the defensive players in American football.

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Edgar Garbisch

Edgar William "Ed" Garbisch (April 7, 1899 – December 13, 1979) was an American college football player, military officer, businessman and art collector.

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End (gridiron football)

An end in American and Canadian football is a player who lines up at either end of the line of scrimmage, usually beside the tackles.

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Ernest Cozens

Ernest B. Cozens (November 24, 1888 – June 1929) was an American football player and college administrator.

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Fielding H. Yost

Fielding Harris Yost (April 30, 1871 – August 20, 1946) was an American football player, coach and college athletics administrator.

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Frank Juhan

Frank Alexander "June" Juhan (April 27, 1887 – December 31, 1967) was an American football player and coach as well as an Episcopal bishop.

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Gap (American football)

Gaps in American football are the spaces in between the splits of the offensive linemen.

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Georgetown University

Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.

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Hank Ketcham (American football)

Henry Holman "Hank" Ketcham (June 17, 1891 – November 1986) was an American college football player who was a center and guard positions for the Yale Bulldogs football team of Yale University.

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Jack of all trades, master of none

"Jack of all trades, master of none" is a figure of speech used in reference to a person who has dabbled in many skills, rather than gaining expertise by focusing on one.

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Lafayette Leopards football

The Lafayette Leopards football program represents Lafayette College in college football.

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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 or backer) is a playing position in American football and Canadian football.

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Lineman (gridiron football)

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

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Navy Midshipmen football

The Navy Midshipmen football team represents the United States Naval Academy in NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) college football.

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Penn Quakers football

The Penn Quakers football team is the college football team at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Penn State Nittany Lions football

The Penn State Nittany Lions team represents the Pennsylvania State University in college football.

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Percy Given

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Platoon system

The platoon system or two-platoon system in baseball or football is the method directing the substitution of players.

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Quarterback

A quarterback (commonly abbreviated "QB") is a position in American and Canadian football.

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Quarterback sack

In American football and Canadian football, a sack occurs when the quarterback (or another offensive player acting as a passer) is tackled behind the line of scrimmage before he can throw a forward pass, when the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage in the "pocket" and his intent is unclear, or when a passer runs out of bounds behind the line of scrimmage due to defensive pressure.

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Running back

A running back (RB) is an American and Canadian football position, a member of the offensive backfield.

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Safety (gridiron football position)

Safety, historically known as a safetyman, is a position in American and Canadian football played by a member of the defense.

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Sewanee: The University of the South

Sewanee: The University of the South, also known as Sewanee, is a private, residential, coeducational liberal arts college located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States.

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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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Southern United States

The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.

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Stance (American football)

Stance is the position an American football player adopts when a play begins.

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Tackle (gridiron football position)

Tackle is a playing position in American and Canadian football.

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Tampa 2

The Tampa 2 is an American football defensive scheme popularized by (and thus named after) the Tampa Bay Buccaneers National Football League (NFL) team in the mid-1990s–early 2000s.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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Three-point stance

The three-point stance is a stance used by linemen and running backs in American football when ready for the start of a play.

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Tight end

The tight end (TE) is a position in American football, arena football, and formerly Canadian football, on the offense.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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Walter E. Bachman

Walter Ellsworth Bachman, Sr. (March 19, 1879 – 1958) was a college football player and coach.

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William Thomas Dunn

William Thomas "Mother" Dunn (May 13, 1881 – November 17, 1962) was an American college football player who was a linebacker and center for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team of Penn State University.

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Yale Bulldogs football

The Yale Bulldogs football program represents Yale University in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linebacker

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