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Yards

Meanings and phrases

440 yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile; quarter mile

880 yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile; half mile

rushing yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He would finish the season with 217 rushing yards.
  • Ron Dayne gained 1,834 rushing yards as a senior.
  • McKee also had 85 rushing yards on twelve attempts.

receiving yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also added 58 receiving yards with one touchdown.
  • He finished seventh among rookies in receiving yards.
  • In 2012, he led the nation with 1,832 receiving yards.

passing yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His passing yards rank 20th all-time for a season.
  • He ended his career at Miami with 12,013 passing yards.
  • Rivers finished with 294 passing yards and 3 touchdowns.

yards per

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • and 14 receptions for 97 yards (6.93 yards per rec.
  • He helped the offense average 372.9 yards per game.
  • catch that NFL season with 20.1 yards per catch.

total yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ryan Torain collected 96 total yards and a touchdown.
  • Ohio State had 575 total yards, including 418 rushing yards.
  • The Knights offense was held to a season-low 250 total yards.

yards rushing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their 380 yards rushing were the most since 2004.
  • In 1976, he had 406 yards rushing with 3.5 YPC.
  • He finished his UCLA career with 4,403 yards rushing.

yards per game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He helped the offense average 372.9 yards per game.
  • The 1990 Aggie team set a school record of 471.1 yards per game.
  • Scott remained the ACC leading rusher with 102.6 yards per game.

hundred yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The station was situated four hundred yards north of Low Lane.
  • The Narwijjerooks then withdrew about a hundred yards and camped.
  • The Union troops fell a few hundred yards back from the Widow Tapp farm.

yards against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Scored a 700 mph goal from 65 yards against Dulwich Hamlet.
  • On October 21, he threw five touchdowns and 304 yards against Akron.
  • He scored one goal, a shot from 25 yards against Spain on 23 May 2009.

return yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He broke the ACC record for career punt return yards with 1,271.
  • He also had 1,067 kickoff return yards and 981 punt return yards.

yards per carry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He averaged 8.0 yards per carry during the regular season.
  • He also scored 6 touchdowns and averaged 5.1 yards per carry.
  • In 2002, he was second in the NFC averaging 4.7 yards per carry.

yards of total

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Michigan gained 467 yards of total offense.
  • SMU only had 242 yards of total offense, while TCU had 387.
  • SMU only had 256 yards of total offense, while North Texas had 529.

yards away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Windows up to 400 yards away were broken.
  • The Cowboys stood 75 yards away from an NFC Eastern Division title.
  • In the same year, 1819, a few hundred yards away new congregation was formed.

yards passing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Week 7, Rivers surpassed 30,000 career yards passing.
  • Alabama had zero yards passing in the game.
  • Hundley set a school single season record with 3,740 yards passing.

few yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • who had crawled up within a few yards of the position.
  • The exchange of fire took place at range of a few yards.
  • Sophie lies unseen and unconscious in the grass, a few yards from the car.

marshalling yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The crew carried out raids on marshalling yards in Berlin.
  • Starting with menial jobs such as delivering milk, he found skilled work at the Stratford marshalling yards.
  • His father worked on the railways, and Glading grew up in Henniker Road, Stratford, near the marshalling yards.

few hundred yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Union troops fell a few hundred yards back from the Widow Tapp farm.
  • In the same year, 1819, a few hundred yards away new congregation was formed.
  • It incorporated parts from the earlier Ham Mill, a few hundred yards to the north east.

yards receiving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He had a season-best 105 yards receiving and two touchdowns.
  • He had 67 yards receiving and set up the first TD for Miami.
  • He scored 25 touchdowns in his career and added 702 yards receiving.

yards of offense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UCLA had only 186 yards of offense compared to Tennessee's 208.
  • Hawaii racked up 568 yards of offense while holding San Jose State to 192.
  • The game turned into a high-scoring affair, with 1,300 total yards of offense.

yards and scored

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • That year he caught 77 receptions for 827 yards and scored 5 touchdowns.
  • In his senior season, he rushed for 2,100 yards and scored 30 touchdowns.
  • Isaac Odim rushed for 126 yards and scored four touchdowns for the Bulldogs.

cubic yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It will use 368,000 cubic yards of compressed concrete.
  • The total quantity of concrete in the dam is 8,271 cubic yards (6,323 m³).
  • It would require 2000 cubic yards of concrete and 146,000 pounds of steel.

rail yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Snowsheds were built, as were rail yards, spurs, coalsheds and watertowers.
  • Its southern side is dominated by the rail yards approaching the main railway station.
  • The squadron flew its last combat mission on 25 April 1945 against rail yards at Linz, Austria.

net yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 20–15 victory, he had seven punts for 264 net yards.
  • He recorded 150 punts for 6,250 net yards for a 41.7 average.
  • He finished the game with seven punts for 294 net yards for a 42.00 average.

yards during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No UConn opponent passed for more than 259 yards during the regular season.
  • In the 2008 season, Spaeth added 17 more catches to his career and 136 yards during the regular season.
  • In week 16 against the New England Patriots, Beasley caught 7 passes for 108 yards during the 24–17 loss.

yards before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1902, he kicked the football 86 yards before touching the ground.
  • They managed a few hundred yards before being stopped by a broad belt of undamaged German barbed wire.

yards per punt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Steve Little averaged 44.4 yards per punt, the seventh-best nationally.
  • With the Wisconsin–Whitewater Warhawks, Turk averaged 36.3 yards per punt.
  • In 1992, he punted for 4,760 yards with an average of 44.1 yards per punt.

yards from scrimmage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also set a CFL record with 2,140 yards from scrimmage.
  • Despite missing 4 of 16 games, he finished 3rd in the NFL (and 95th all-time) with 1,884 yards from scrimmage.
  • He also led the Lumberjacks in receptions, rushing yards and yards from scrimmage during his junior and senior years.

yards long

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Prior to the 1980s, the Canadian end zone was 25 yards long.
  • The reserve is some 1800 yards long and is through ancient woodland.
  • The end zone in American football is 10 yards long by yards (160 feet) wide.

yards per catch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • catch that NFL season with 20.1 yards per catch.
  • He caught six passes for 79 yards (13.2 yards per catch).
  • He caught 334 passes for 4,710 yards (14.1 yards per catch) and 27 touchdowns.

more yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No one has since rushed for more yards in a single NFL season.
  • He ran for 100 or more yards in 8 of the 12 regular season games.
  • He followed that first-down run by gaining eight more yards on consecutive runs.

yards and caught

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1992 Cleveland rushed for 1,125 yards and caught 52 passes.
  • Grimes rushed for 105 yards and caught 13 passes for 94 yards.
  • Additionally, he rushed for 21 yards and caught a pass for 21 yards.

yards allowed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Huskies allowed the 10th-fewest yards per game in the nation with 281 yards allowed.
  • They were 2nd in fewest rushing yards allowed and 2nd in sacking the opposing quarterback.
  • The Titans ranked 26th in total yards allowed and 29th against the pass in the 2010 season.

ten yards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Against Wake Forest, he had eleven carries for 50 yards and one reception for ten yards.
  • In the first play from scrimmage after the opening kicks, Villanova completed a pass that "succeeded in gaining ten yards."
  • The same principles apply in Canadian football, except that a team has only three chances to gain ten yards instead of four.

rushing yards per

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2011, Harding led Division II with 360.9 rushing yards per game.
  • Belton ranked ninth in Big Ten games only at 78.6 rushing yards per game.
  • Despite the setback, Scott retained the lead in the ACC with 96.4 rushing yards per game.
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