Fullback

Fullback or Full back may refer to:

In sports:

  • A position in various kinds of football, including:
    • Full back (association football), in association football (soccer), a defender playing in a wide position
    • Fullback (American football), in American football (gridiron), a position in the offensive backfield
    • Fullback (Australian rules football), in Australian rules football, a defensive position
    • Fullback (rugby league), a position behind the main line of backs
    • Fullback, one of the rugby union positions
  • A similar defence position in (field) hockey

In other uses:

  • Sukhoi Su-34, a Russian fighter aircraft, from its NATO reporting name

Other articles related to "fullback, fullbacks":

Lance Hohaia - International Career
... He played at fullback in every one of New Zealand's matches, including their victory in the final ... In 2009 Hohaia was named at fullback in the mid season ANZAC Test against the Kangaroos ... He was selected to play fullback against both Tonga and Australia and won the man of the match award in the test vs Australia ...
Marcel Reece
... Wayne Reece (born June 23, 1985) is an American football fullback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL) ... He was named the starting fullback to open the 2010 season ... Due to his catching ability and breakaway speed as a fullback ( 40-yard dash in 4.40 seconds), Reece is also known as the "Matchup Nightmare" ...
Dave Smith (fullback)
... A fullback, he played collegiately for Ripon College and professionally from 1960 through 1964 for the American Football League's Houston Oilers, where he was a member of the AFL's first two Championship ... He was selected by the Sporting News as the first All-AFL fullback in 1960 ...
Running Backs Coach - Fullback
... In most modern college and professional football schemes, fullbacks (FB) carry the ball infrequently, instead using their larger physiques as primary "lead blockers" ... On most running plays, the fullback leads the halfback, attempting to block potential tacklers before they reach the ball carrier ... When fullbacks are called upon to carry the ball, the situation typically calls for gaining a short amount of yardage, as the fullback can use his bulkiness to avoid being tackled early ...
Marcel Reece - Professional Career - Oakland Raiders
... with him in a variety of positions and in this process found that fullback fit him best ... In the 2010 NFL season, he emerged as the starting fullback for the Oakland Raiders, hauling in 25 receptions for 333 yards and 3 touchdowns while rushing for 122 yards and one touchdown ... and back-up Mike Goodson, Marcel Reece was switched from fullback to running back ...