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But no halfback was ever so elusive as this infernal college.

Down the field a Princeton halfback had caught the ball and was squirming back.

I was down stairs in three shakes, and I went through a waiter like a halfback to do it.

He suffers like an All-America halfback playing on a scrub team.

Miller, the great Indian halfback, had scored a touchdown, after a long run.

The game brought out Jimmie Craig in the new rôle of halfback and assured him a permanent berth behind the line.

Sara was halfback on the freshman football team, while Jim played quarterback.

Right at him came Birdie Andrews, hat in hand, and when the halfback arrived he bowed and asked him to stop.

Tom had just obliterated a 150-pound halfback, who had lost the ball, the use of his legs and his Varsity aspirations altogether.

In the first story of this series we watch Yank buck the line as a Halfback.

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