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Falcons sign fullback Patrick DiMarco, defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions.Matthews could have signed with another team as an unrestricted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-24/falcons-sign-fullback-patrick
Fullbacks play key roles for Georgia, LSU

...football for the old-school fullback.Just ask Louisiana State...And both of them do have fullbacks that can carry the ball and they're physical fullbacks, too. We've got to...Conference that lists a fullback on an 11-player offensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-09-24/fullbacks-play-key-roles-
Sutton excels with Panthers no matter the position

...dubbed one of the littlest fullbacks in NFL history produces a...from an emergency role as fullback to getting spot duty at running...The Panthers ran out of fullbacks earlier this month when Brad...pounds, had never played fullback. It didn't stop the coaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/26/pro_557143.shtml
NFL
Weight room pays off for Southerland

ATHENS, Ga. - Fullbacks are near the back of the line in terms...Southerland also has Georgia's fullback record for a back squat with 650 pounds...season when he stepped into the top fullback spot after Des Williams was lost for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/08/uga_99699.shtml
UGA
Norwood ready for bigger role

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Ovie Mughelli earned a reputation as one of the NFL's top blocking fullbacks when he cleared running room for Jamal Lewis in Baltimore the past four seasons. Mughelli says blocking for Jerious Norwood in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/08/pro_138849.shtml
NFL
Georgia fullback battle rages on

...and not much separation between its top fullbacks either.Running backs coach Bryan McClendon...senior Richard Samuel are "1A and 1B" at fullback.Hall will start for the Sept. 1 opener...and is splitting practice work between fullback and tailback."We're going to try...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2012-08-23/georgia-fullback-battle-r
Versatile athlete out of spotlight

...developed his blocking skills as a backup fullback and tight end for Georgia Tech in 1999...multi-talented has its down side. Like fullbacks, the linemen in the backfield, tight...They're making me learn everything for fullback, just in case," said Matvay, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/16/col_295560.shtml
College
Anderson ready for Vikings

...gave his blockers big-screen TVs on Monday. Each of the five starting offensive line, plus tight end O.J. Santiago and fullbacks Bob Christian and Brian Kozlowski arrived for team meetings to find 36-inch Sony Trinitron flat-screen TVs sitting in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/12/pro_249996.shtml
NFL
Edwards out again; Donnan optimistic

...course, the running attack wasn't as solid after his injury, but Hines Ward, Torin Kirtsey, Robert Arnaud, and four fullbacks led by Larry Bowie picked up some slack. Last year, Edwards played in all 11 games, but a myriad of injuries plagued him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/01/oth_213995.shtml
Other sports
NCAA's illegal man downfield rule expected to be tightened next year

...The Oklahoman after the Sooners lost to Kansas State in October and allowed a 62-yard pop pass for a touchdown to Wildcats fullback Glenn Gronkowski. "You've got offensive linemen running down the field and they're throwing the ball. That's not the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-12/ncaas-illegal-man-downfie