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Single-wing formation

Index 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. [1]

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Ace Parker

Clarence McKay "Ace" Parker (May 17, 1912 – November 6, 2013) was an American football and baseball player and coach.

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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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Anthony Sagnella

Anthony Sagnella (born February 28, 1964 in New Haven, Connecticut) is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins.

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Ara Parseghian

Ara Raoul Parseghian (May 21, 1923 – August 2, 2017) was an American football player and coach who guided the University of Notre Dame to national championships in 1966 and 1973.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Baldwin Wallace University

Baldwin Wallace University is a four-year private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Berea, Ohio, United States.

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Blair Cherry

Johnson Blair Cherry (August 7, 1901 – September 10, 1966) was a baseball and football coach for the University of Texas at Austin, and is a member of the Longhorn Hall of Honor and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

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Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)

The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American football team that played in the National Football League from 1930 to 1943, and in 1944 as the Brooklyn Tigers.

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Buck-lateral series

Buck-lateral is an American football play or a series of plays used in the Single-wing formation.

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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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Carl Snavely

Carl Gray "The Grey Fox" Snavely (July 30, 1894 – July 12, 1975) was an American football player and coach.

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Carlisle Indians football

The Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in intercollegiate football competition.

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Charlie Caldwell

Charles William Caldwell (August 2, 1901 – November 1, 1957) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach.

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College football national championships in NCAA Division I FBS

A national championship in the highest level of college football in the United States, currently the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), is a designation awarded annually by various organizations to their selection of the best college football team.

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Dana X. Bible

Dana Xenophon Bible (October 8, 1891 – January 19, 1980) was an American football player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator.

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Denison University

Denison University is a private, coeducational, and residential four-year liberal arts college in Granville, Ohio, about east of Columbus.

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Dick Colman

Richard W. Colman Jr. (November 11, 1914 – April 5, 1982) was an American football player and coach.

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Eligible receiver

In American football and Canadian football, not all players on offense are entitled to receive a forward pass.

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Flexbone formation

The flexbone formation is an offensive formation in American football that uses a quarterback, five offensive linemen, three running backs, and varying numbers of tight ends and wide receivers.

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Fullback (gridiron football)

A fullback (FB) is a position in the offensive backfield in American and Canadian football, and is one of the two running back positions along with the halfback.

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Glossary of American football

The following terms are used in American football, both conventional and indoor.

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Greasy Neale

Alfred Earle "Greasy" Neale (November 5, 1891 – November 2, 1973) was an American football and baseball player and coach.

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Halfback (American football)

A halfback (HB) is an offensive position in American football, whose duties involve lining up in the backfield and carrying the ball on most rushing plays, i.e. a running back.

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Jim Thorpe

James Francis Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated as "Bright Path"; May 22 or 28, 1887March 28, 1953) was an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist.

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Jock Sutherland

John Bain "Jock" Sutherland (March 21, 1889 – April 11, 1948) was an American football player and coach.

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Keith W. Piper

Keith W. Piper (October 10, 1921 – December 9, 1997) was an American football coach.

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List of formations in American football

The following is a list of common and historically significant formations in American football.

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National championship

A national championship(s) is the top achievement for any sport or contest within a league of a particular nation or nation state.

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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

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Notre Dame Box

The Notre Dame Box is a variation of the single-wing formation used in American football, with great success by Notre Dame in college football and the Green Bay Packers of the 1920s and 1930s in the NFL.

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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, is a platoon system in American football where players play on both offense and defense.

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Osbourn High School

Osbourn High School is a public school for grades 9–12 located in Manassas, Virginia, United States and the sole high school of the Manassas City Public Schools system.

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PDF

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pittsburgh Panthers football

The Pittsburgh Panthers football program is the intercollegiate football team of the University of Pittsburgh, often referred to as "Pitt", located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Pop Warner

Glenn Scobey Warner (April 5, 1871 – September 7, 1954), most commonly known as Pop Warner, was an American football coach at various institutions who is responsible for several key aspects of the modern game.

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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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Seamus Kelly (rugby union)

Seamus Kelly (born 30 May 1991) is an American rugby union player who plays outside center for the United States national team and SFGG.

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Shotgun formation

The shotgun formation is a formation used by the offensive team in American and Canadian football.

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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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Spheroid

A spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution, is a quadric surface obtained by rotating an ellipse about one of its principal axes; in other words, an ellipsoid with two equal semi-diameters.

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Spread offense

The spread offense is an offensive scheme in American and Canadian football that is used at every level of the game including professional (NFL, CFL), college (NCAA, NAIA, CIS), and high school programs across the US and Canada.

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St. Mark's School (Massachusetts)

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Stone Bridge High School

Stone Bridge High School is a public secondary school in Ashburn, a community in Loudoun County, Virginia.

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T formation

In American football, a T formation (frequently called the full house formation in modern usage, sometimes the Robust T) is a formation used by the offensive team in which three running backs line up in a row about five yards behind the quarterback, forming the shape of a "T".

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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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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Triple-threat man

In gridiron football, a triple-threat man is a player who excels at all three of the skills of running, passing, and kicking.

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University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh (commonly referred to as Pitt) is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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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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Wallace Wade

William Wallace Wade (June 15, 1892 – October 7, 1986) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball.

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Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team based in the Washington metropolitan area.

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Wide receiver

A wide receiver, also referred to as wideouts or simply receivers, is an offensive position in American and Canadian football, and is a key player.

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Wildcat formation

Wildcat formation describes a formation for the offense in football in which the ball is snapped not to the quarterback but directly to a player of another position lined up at the quarterback position.

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Wingback (American football)

A wingback is a position in American football in the single wing formation or variations thereof; the most obvious running back is the wingback and a halfback, lined up wide beyond the end.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1952 Pittsburgh Steelers season

The 1952 Pittsburgh Steelers finished 5–7 under head coach Joe Bach, who returned to the organization replacing John Michelosen.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-wing_formation

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