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Word: scrimmage

Definition: disorderly fight between two or more people


Sentences Containing 'scrimmage'

A turn-over by fumble or interception in the defense's goal area results in a scrimmage on the 25-yard line with no points awarded.
Also during that game, White set a Wisconsin record for longest run from scrimmage (93 yards).
Camp proposed at the U.S. College Football 1880 rules convention that the contested scrummage be replaced with a "line of scrimmage" where the team with the ball started with uncontested possession.
Defensive end Rob Jackson broke around left end on the first play from scrimmage at the Missouri 41 and blindsided Daniel, forcing a fumble that was scooped up by linebacker Zach Diles, who ran 43 yards for the score.
Flowers returned to action in 2005, posting 20 tackles (13 solo) with four pass deflections, 1 1/2 stops behind the line of scrimmage, and an interception.
He invented the sport's line of scrimmage and the system of downs.
He then, finding himself so handled, by whom he knew not, raising himself up as well as he could, grappled with Maritornes, and he and she between them began the bitterest and drollest scrimmage in the world.
He was second in the SEC with 2,923 yards from scrimmage.
In 2007, Flowers intercepted five passes and deflected nine others; he also ranked third on the team with 86 tackles (56 solo), including eight stops behind the line of scrimmage.
In NCAA football, the ball will be placed either on the twenty or the line of scrimmage of the play in which the attempt was made; in the NFL, either the twenty or the place from which the ball was kicked.
Later in the third quarter, Otis Smith intercepted a pass intended for Rams wide receiver Torry Holt after Holt slipped while coming off the line of scrimmage, and returned the ball 30 yards to the Rams 33-yard line.
Texas' Colt McCoy got pinned under the pile on the first play from scrimmage and came up favoring his right shoulder after a crushing hit by Wildcat linebacker Brandon Archer.
This exhibition game to tune up for the season was played essentially as a practice scrimmage, and the results did not count towards the season record. Grinnell.
This led to his selection as coach of the Florida U-23 soccer team which defeated the U.S. national team with goals from Zen Luzniak and Henry Gutierrez in a March 8, 1987 scrimmage.
This scrimmage came to an end when the Spanish government surrendered on August 12, 1898.
To effectively play the 3-3-5, the "Front 8" (e.g. the eight defensive players closest to the line of scrimmage) must be physical and tough.
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