An offensive player, typically a halfback, who specializes in carrying the ball.
More example sentences
- The offensive line and running backs are inconsistent, and the quarterbacks are green.
- He also has the lateral agility and footwork to run with most tight ends and some running backs.
- The more carries a running back gets, the better chance he has of wearing down a defense.
Definition of running back in:
- The British & World English dictionary