ballcarrier


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ball carrier

or ball·car·ri·er (bôl′kăr′ē-ər)
n. Football
A player who carries the ball on an offensive play.

ballcarrier

(ˈbɔːlˌkærɪə)
n
(American Football) sport an attacking player in possession of the ball
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At 6ft 3ins and 16st, the Blackwood product is a powerful ballcarrier with an ability to break tackles and good mobility around the field.
Talkin' football - The contain man is a defensive player who is responsible for keeping the ballcarrier from getting outside and around the end.
CUTLINE: Fitchburg's Toni Onikeku takes a dive to try to bring down Holy Name ballcarrier Quron Wright.
But he's added extra elements to his game and emerged as a quality ballcarrier in the loose which has given the team a new dimension.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen rates 17 stone Williams as the complete package - a powerful ballcarrier with pace and sublime handling skills.
Don't commit to any breakdowns, be tight around the fringes and get players in behind the ball because when the French do half-break, their off-loading game is always to runners directly behind the ballcarrier.
A specialist ballcarrier standing at 6ft 5in and weighing in excess of 20st, Taulava's long-term opportunities at Worcester now look limited following the imminent arrival of Northampton back-rower Gerrit-Jan van Velze.
Marlboro has won two straight since Mahoney moved senior running back Austin Garvey to quarterback, with junior Paul Goulet taking over as the primary ballcarrier.
Joe Worsley is a great defender, Powell is a big ballcarrier and Rees goes and fetches, so they are a good unit - but we have looked good in that area too.
The top sides offer numerous options for the ballcarrier.
Not only does he pose a genuine threat as a ballcarrier, he has a priceless ability to disrupt the opposition forwards' play.
Early in the season, even if tackles were missed, any number of players maniacally chased to a ballcarrier to make up for a lapse.