Today’s film room profiles the unnecessary trip to the corner store.
Most of us have a favorite corner store in our neighborhood. We go there for gas, cigarettes, junk food, energy drinks, beer, lottery tickets, you name it. Nothing there is really good for us, but we can’t resist the temptation. In football the “corner store” is a running back’s decision to bounce a run outside.
Sometimes a trip to the corner store is necessary. Nothing else is open and you’re willing to pay a premium for the goods you usually buy elsewhere. The same applies to runners when there’s penetration into the backfield or the intended gaps are filled and the corner is the only logical choice. But more often than not, college runners take trips to the gridiron’s corner store out of sheer temptation for the big play. Learn more with this 5-minute video.
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