Numbers 1-19 are for quarterbacks, punters, and place kickers whereas defensive backs fall in the range of numbers 20-49. Center position is for 50-79 and offensive guards and tackles wear 60-79. If you play football, you may not have as many choices on the number you are given for your time on the team.
If White ran at the combine today and posted the time he did in the Bleacher Report race, it would be the fastest 40-yard dash ever recorded by a linebacker. Shaquem Griffin’s 4.38-second 40-yard dash at the 2018 NFL Combine is the fastest LB combine time on record.May 20, 2021
Linebacker Rankings: The 32 best LBs entering the 2021 NFL season Bobby Wagner, Seattle Seahawks. Fred Warner, San Francisco 49ers. Eric Kendricks, Minnesota Vikings. Lavonte David, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Demario Davis, New Orleans Saints. Darius Leonard, Indianapolis Colts. Deion Jones, Atlanta Falcons.
Numbers 50 to 59 are worn by linebackers and centers. Numbers 60 to 79 are worn by tackles, guards and defensive linemen (the defensive ends, defensive tackles or nose guard). Numbers 80 to 89 are worn by wide receivers and tight ends. Numbers 90 to 99 are worn by linebackers and defensive linemen.
1. Lawrence Taylor. L.T. could hit like a freight train, but it was his finesse and high football IQ that helped him revolutionize the linebacker position. He is not only the greatest linebacker in NFL history, he’s one of the game’s greatest players period.Mar 1, 2021
Ranking NFL’s top linebackers entering 2021: Bobby Wagner retains top spot, Buccaneers boast two in top 10 Bobby Wagner. While he just turned 31, Wagner is still the best inside linebacker in football. Fred Warner. Eric Kendricks. Darius Leonard. Lavonte David. Devin White. Roquan Smith. Demario Davis. Jun 26, 2021
All players must wear numerals on their jerseys in accordance with Rule 5, Section 3, Article 3c (see NOTE 1), and such numerals must be by playing position as follows: quarterbacks, punters, and placekickers, 1-19 (and 10-19 for wide receivers if 80-89 are all otherwise assigned); running backs and defensive backs, 20
The middle or inside linebacker (MLB), sometimes called “Mike,” is often referred to as the “quarterback of the defense.” Often it is the middle linebacker who receives the defensive play calls from the sideline and relays that play to the rest of the team–and in the NFL he is usually the defensive player with the