But the Linebacker body type isn't reserved only for beefy dudes. Super skinny guys that are shaped more like a string bean than an oak trunk can also fall into this category. When your shoulders and your waist are pretty close to the same width, you're a Linebacker body type, and you probably either wear big guy size T-shirts that are too tight around the middle or too baggy around your chest (or around your everything) in order to get a comfortable fit.
Linebackers tend to have limbs that are pretty consistent with their men's body shape, too: Guys with thin shoulders and thin waists will have thin arms and legs (and they usually struggle to put on any kind of weight, especially muscle) while guys with thick shoulders and thick waists will have barrel legs and arms. Both Linebacker varieties are equally ignored in the fashion industry.
Being BIG BOY Bamboo, we're naturally more focused on the tree-trunk variety of t-shirt shapes... But, skinny guys, we feel your pain. We envy your ability to eat obscene amounts of carbs without adding jiggle, but we empathize with your difficulty in finding clothes that fit.
Most of our readers, though, will likely fall into this third category: