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  1. (LB) is a position in American and Canadian football that was invented by football coach Fielding Yost of the University of Michigan and first played by Germany Schulz

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  2. are members of the defensive team, and line up approximately three to five yards (4 m) behind the line of scrimmage, behind the defensive linemen

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  3. The number of linebackers is dependent upon the formation called for in the play

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  4. linebacker #43.
    linebacker #43.

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  5. generally align themselves before the ball is snapped by standing upright in a "two point stance" (as opposed to the defensive linemen, who put one or two hands on the ground for a "three point stance" or "four point stance" before the ball is snappe

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  6. Linebacker
    Linebacker

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