Meaning of slotback in English:


Pronunciation /ˈslɒtbak/


American Football
  • A back between the tackle and the split end.

    ‘The Eagles use Westbrook as their primary running back, as a slotback, as a wideout, as a man in motion and as a checkdown safety valve.’
    • ‘Bush has lined up at tailback, fullback, slotback and wideout.’
    • ‘Early in the third, Calgary QB Charles Guedo connected with slotback Andrew Lunse on a 65-yard drive to extend the score to 23-7.’
    • ‘The highlight of the game would have to be first-year slotback Travis Gellatly rushing for 103 yards and scoring a 13-yard major.’