signal caller

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Noun1.signal caller - (football) the person who plays quarterbacksignal caller - (football) the person who plays quarterback
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
back - (football) a person who plays in the backfield
2.signal caller - (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team; "quarterback is the most important position on the team"
back - (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
football team, eleven - a team that plays football
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The Worcester Academy secondary had a field day with highly-touted Phillips Exeter quarterback Keaton Dunsford, picking off the Princeton-bound signal caller four times.
The Vikings, who are desperately in need of a signal caller after a disastrous 2013 season, are reportedly interested to use their no.
After Oregon's 44-21 victory over Utah, offensive coordinator Scott Frost said his star signal caller might be able to attack the Wildcats with his feet.
Be it one "Hut," two "Huts" or several "Huts" with a "Red 18" tossed in, creativity is up to the signal caller.
The deal includes incentives that can give the former Gator signal caller more money.
Regardless of which signal caller earns the starting nod, he'll have a talented group of running backs, linemen and receivers around him, which should make the transition pretty smooth.
The 6-foot-3, 208-pound signal caller finished his four-year Oaks Christian career with five state passing records, most notably his 146 career touchdown passes.
Former Denver signal caller Bubby Brister offers competent veteran back-up but lack of match practice must count against him on such a big
Flanker Colin Charvis has been given responsibility for retention and defence in the pack, No 8 Scott Quinnell is the line-out signal caller and back-row co-ordinator, while centre Scott Gibbs and fly-half Neil Jenkins will look after the backs.
The Pro Bowl signal caller was invited onto the floor late in the fourth quarter, during the Globetrotters' wildly popular football routine.
Tebow has been a quarterback his entire career, but he would have little impact with the Patriots as a signal caller.
As the recruiting process came to an end, this Natick High star had one scholarship offer--football power New Hampshire decided it would take a chance on this pint-sized signal caller.