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2004 Vanderbilt-Navy Game QB Jay Cutler
Former Vanderbilt quarterback Jay Cutler is sacked by a Navy defender Jeremy Chase in a college football game.

A quarterback sack is a move in American football. A defender rushes past the line of scrimmage and tackles the quarterback for a loss of yardage. In the National Football League, New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan made 22.5 sacks in the 2002 season alone, which remains a record.

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