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Clearing the Way: Sitting Down with Giants FB Madison Hedgecock

Published by on May 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The fullback position in football used to be a glamor role. Stars such as Bronko Nagurski in the early 1900s, Larry Csonka in the 1970s and as recently as Mike Alstott in the 1990s received widespread acclaim for their accomplishments as offensive fullbacks. Recently, however, the trend has been to transform fullbacks into full-time blockers. No longer as athletic as they used to be, fullbacks in today's NFL game resemble undersized NFL linemen whose main function is to find a potential hole and slam any would-be tacklers. Madison Hedgecock is one of these fullbacks. In four full seasons in the NFL (64 regular season games), Hedgecock has 3 career carries for a total of 2 yards. He has 31 career receptions, averaging a little less...

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