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Richmond Academy to honor 1956 championship football team

...mornings and practiced in the heat," said William Lanier, the halfback, punter and kicker. "Our uniforms would be soaking wet with...fun."Inman was a deliberate and organized coach, who left halfback Tony Atkins described as a genius.He kept impeccable notes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-19/richmond-academy-honor-19
LSU hands No. 3 Mississippi first loss

...first-and-goal from the 3. Then came cornerback Jalen Collins' drop of an easy interception of a floating, underthrown halfback pass by Jordan Wilkins on a trick play Ole Miss tried on second-and-goal from the 10.Collins' drop allowed Ole Miss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-25/lsu-hands-no-3-mississipp
Ninety football hall members expected to attend induction ceremony

...as Mike Ditka and Jim Otto to recent inductees Bruce Smith and Jonathan Ogden.Making his annual return to Canton will be halfback Charley Trippi, age 92, from the Hall of Fame's class of 1968. SUIT FILED: Five former NFL players, including six-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-18/ninety-football-hall-memb
Prep player of the week

...well," Menefee said of his offensive line.WHAT THEY'RE SAYING: "They kept giving us inside runs," Butler coach Ashley Harden said. "We ran our halfbacks just four times. It was Jeff left, Jeff right and Jeff up the middle."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2010-09-03/prep-player-week
High school | Sports | Butler Bulldogs | Prep Sports
Sunshine State losing its luster

...Georgia. Many of those people were Northerners who had settled in Florida, then came halfway back, giving them the nickname "halfbacks." Why move from Florida to Georgia? Demographers said it all goes back to location, location, location. "States tend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/22/met_398027.shtml
Metro
Scott Fujita confident he won't have to serve suspension

...second in yards rushing (5,995), and third in receptions (426) and total touchdowns (68). He is first among Eagles halfbacks in receptions, yards receiving (3,790) and touchdown catches (29). Westbrook also is first in club history in yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-08-28/scott-fujita-confident-he-won
Georgia Tech's level of competition goes up as it faces North Carolina

...the Yellow Jackets are certainly confident in their run-based scheme, which resembles the old wishbone except for the two halfbacks lining up in the slot rather than behind the quarterback.Averaging 7.9 yards every time it runs the ball, Georgia Tech...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-09-24/georgia-techs-level-compe
Trippi, now 86, starred the last time Cards won a title

...T-formation, and had what was dubbed the "million-dollar backfield" with quarterback Paul Christman, fullback Pat Harder, and halfbacks Elmer Angsman and Trippi. Trippi was a quadruple threat -- he ran, passed, played defense and punted -- and had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/18/pro_508095.shtml
NFL
Hens' resurgence surprise to some

...is to Delaware what the Cheesesteak sandwich is to Philadelphia. O'Neal, the fullback, led the squad with 780 yards. Halfbacks Pressey and Cummings had 623 and 482 yards respectively. Defensively, the Hens, led by linebackers Dan Mulhern and Brian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/08/col_300391.shtml
College
All of America will have chance to see Patriots attempt perfection

...rookie, Pierre Thomas , and two players signed this week -- Chris Barclay and Artose Pinner -- as the team's only healthy halfbacks. BROWNS: Cleveland signed veteran Bobby Hamilton to patch up its banged-up defensive line. The 6-foot-5, 285-pound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/27/pro_178266.shtml
NFL