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What is a Tailback in Football? (Full Explanation)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

A tailback is a position in football that can go by a lot of different names.

Sometimes, people refer to the position as the halfback.

Sometimes, it’s a wingback, and sometimes, it’s a running back.

While these names are often used interchangeably in football, a player who’s considered a tailback is a running back who will be carrying the football on handoffs more times than not.

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Defensive End Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

You might not think it, but defensive ends are some of the most athletically gifted players on a football field.

Many people would say that quarterbacks, running backs, and other “skill position” players on offense would take that title.

But Defensive ends have that rare combination of size and speed, to go along with excellent vision, great pursuit, and a relentless will to make plays.

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Offensive Tackle Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

In recent years, offensive tackles have started to get the credit they deserve.

For years, offensive linemen in general have been the unsung heroes of an offense. Now they’re respected as one of the most important players on the field.

Offensive tackles have some skills and traits that are similar to those of other offensive linemen. There are also some that are completely unique to offensive tackles.

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Defensive Tackle Guide for Serious Football Players (Tips and Tricks)

ByCoach Martin|Football Positions

A great defensive tackle can completely disrupt everything an offense is attempting to do.

He can force a lot of attention along the line of scrimmage, which frees up those defensive ends, linebackers and even members of the secondary to make massive plays.

Not every football player is a great fit to be a defensive tackle, though.

It’s a position that requires a lot of size and strength, but it also requires a player to be nimble and quick.

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