January 12, 2011

They're back - linebackers

They are probably the hardest nosed guys on any high school football team, and if they go both ways, you will usually find them at the fullback position, or possibly at a pulling guard spot in the line. The job of the defensive linemen is to keep the offensive blockers from blocking them so that they can get to the ball carrier. They are called on for run support, but also have to be aware of pass responsibilities.

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