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T-formation

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Definition of T-formation in English:

noun

American Football
A T-shaped offensive formation of players.
Example sentences
  • In the late '40s and '50s, many of the quarterbacks had been single-wing tailbacks in college because the T-formation was rarely used.
  • If the inventor of the T-formation in football had been able to copyright it, the sport might have come to an end instead of prospering.
  • He spends more pages on the development and role of the West Coast offense than on the development of the T-formation, yet the T-formation was what pushed the NFL into the 20th century.

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