football team

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n football team a team that plays football
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Quotations

  • Paul Brown
    Paul Brown
    “Football is a game of errors. The team that makes the fewest errors in a game usually wins.”

Usage

In literature:

He told me you were going to be a phenomenal football player, captain of the team next year, and all sorts of wonderful things.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
He was on the football team and the baseball team.
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill
You would certainly have been in the football team next term; it is a nuisance altogether.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
Football and baseball teams, anxious to excel, are beginning to have a cast-iron temperance pledge for their members.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
The only football I ever heard of being played at Tudor Place was by a team of which my youngest brother was a member.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Say, what sort of a football team have you this year?
"The Wall Street Girl" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Red Flight spread out but stayed in position like a football team moving into formation for a screen pass.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
Again it was the football team that was feasted.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
Judge Meyer's court was crowded when the three big policemen, formed like a football team, wedged their way into the building.
"Snow on the Headlight" by Cy Warman
C. O. Gill, who was captain of the Yale football team in 1890, has had an extended experience among farmers.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
It was a pity, for he was the best forward in the brigade football team.
"General Bramble" by André Maurois
In the middle of October Teeny-bits surprised every one by going out for the football team.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
Seaton is a fine chap; he plays in our football team.
"Under Padlock and Seal" by Charles Harold Avery
The Green Bay Packers is the name of a famous professional football team.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
For some reason the crowd began to cheer, as they would a victorious football team.
"Adolescents Only" by Irving E. Cox
Supposin' Prisidint Hadley iv Yale see that th' left tackle or th' half back iv th' football team wasn't behavin' right.
"International Short Stories" by Various
They huddle, all right, and not just the football teams.
"The Huddlers" by William Campbell Gault
Another important thing for the Captain of a football team to give his closest attention to is the condition of his men.
"Harper's Round Table, September 3, 1895" by Various
Therefore, meanness and baseness go out of fashion just as whining goes out of fashion on a football team.
"Careers of Danger and Daring" by Cleveland Moffett
They are both strong in members, and some of the school teams are putting up good football.
"Harper's Round Table, October 22, 1895" by Various
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In poetry:

So when you went to play another game
You could not but be brave:
An Empire's team, a rougher football field,
The end—perhaps your grave.
What matter? On the winning of a goal
You staked your soul.
"To A Soldier In Hospital" by Winifred Mary Letts

In news:

After a Florida high school football team made headlines with its new, out-there neon football uniforms -- which some have called the "ugliest uniform ever" -- rapper Flo Rida decided he wanted in on the fun.
Western Illinois University's football team can sit back and watch the Missouri Valley Football Conference race play out this weekend, because the Leathernecks have Saturday off.
This is a fun Penn State football team to watch, and certainly a very different kind of team than we've seen in a long tim.
If there's one football team that needs it after two weeks to forget, it's Shasta College football.
He's a quarterback for the football team, track star and plays on the basketball team.
That's because his Blue Raiders football team nearly shocked a BCS team for the second straight week.
Harrison Central senior Nick Pelegreen has been selected to the first-team defense of the Division IV all-Ohio Associated Press football team.
The Alcona football team had several players selected to the Huron Shores all-conference team, including six first-team selections.
CEDAR FALLS — Mark Hendrickson didn't have to go out of his way to praise the Northern Iowa football team after the Panthers won, 38-10, over Hendrickson's Western Illinois University team.
Football is "in-the-air" at Cathedral Prep this morning as the entire student body sends off the varsity football team during a pep rally held Dec 13.
After week one brought football back in style in Central New York, high school football teams settled into their 2012 campaign Friday night.
Marianna, FL--Our area boasts just one remaining undefeated high school football team and that team is the Marianna Bulldogs.
BOSTON — The Boston Patriots varsity football team won its second straight championship in a national tournament, the Battle in Rocky Top Youth Football Classic.
Michigan State football team lands Max Bullough, Mike Sadler on academic All-American teams.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University's football team is expecting to fly high this season as it moves into the Big 12, which will satisfy just about everyone on the team except for one freshman cornerback.
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In science:

If, e.g., positive charges outnumber negative ones, one might expect that the whole strip would drift in the field direction - in analogy with American football, where the team with fewer players tends to lose ground.
Driven Diffusive Systems: An Introduction and Recent Developments
I would like to thank the organisers for the invitation here to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of IFT, UNESP, and for the splendid organisation and technical facilities. I would also like to congratulate them for their coup in organising as opening event the victory for the Brazilian football team in the World Cup.
Duality and Lorentzian Kac-Moody Algebras
As a demonstration of how our algorithm can sometimes miss some of the structure in a network, we take another example from Ref. 5, a network representing the schedule of games between American college football teams in a single season.
Fast algorithm for detecting community structure in networks
Fermi and his team below the Chicago University football stadium .
The Future of Nuclear Energy: Facts and Fiction Chapter IV: Energy from Breeder Reactors and from Fusion?
The US War of Independence is the reason that the British game of football is called soccer in the USA. confirmed that single stars in the team are not enough; one needs multi-player team coordination.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics
And found that goals are not achieved randomly in time; scoring one goal increases the chances for the scoring team to make another goal soon thereafter. (See for lesser games.) The sad state of football in the author’s home town, mentioned by the New York Times, prohibits further discussion.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics
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