draw play


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draw play

In American football, a play in which the quarterback moves as though he's going to pass the ball but then hands it off to a player running toward the line of scrimmage. They scored a touchdown after their quarterback totally faked out the defense with a draw play.
See also: draw, play
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The Indians typically spread the field with three-wide sets, but it was the draw play where Bellerose got the bulk of his yardage.
Perez gave Lynwood the lead on its next possession when he ran 66 yards on a draw play and Lynwood took a 21-17 lead with 10:16 remaining.
It was just a draw play,'' Highland coach Sam Vaiana said afterward.
Leave the enjoyment to the rest of us who relish trying to unravel a 20-runner handicap in which the going and draw play a much more significant part in the result.
When I went in for the tackle on a draw play, the lineman came to hit me on my knee and my leg went up under me, so basically my leg folded and I fell down right there,'' said Stewart, who was granted a fifth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
Wallace scored late in the first quarter on a 50-yard run on a draw play to open the scoring.
With Soto not a factor in the middle, Saugus repeatedly went to a draw play that resulted in Brett Draimin rushing for 169 yards.