Definition of runback in English:
An act of advancing a ball caught after a kickoff, punt, or interception by running while carrying it.
- In 2001, he led NFL Europe in kickoff returns and ranked second in punt runbacks, but his NFL work that year once again wasn't particularly noteworthy.
- He's an intriguing prospect because of his open-field speed, if nothing else, he can be a big-time kickoff returner; he already has a 90-yard runback.
- Beyond that, the Chargers came within a greasy glove of a kickoff-return TD by him before he lost the ball at the end of a 77-yard runback.
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