double wingback formation
- an offensive formation in which two backs line up at opposite ends of the backfield about one yard outside of the ends and about one yard behind the line of scrimmage.
Compare single wingback formation.
Origin of double wingback formation
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
Also called double wing.
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