corner trap

corner trap

A trapdoor at the front of a theater stage, through which an actor can appear or disappear.
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If the offense succeeds in passing out of the corner trap [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 4 OMITTED], the original post defender (1) will again sprint out of the trap to the weakside perimeter player.
Pressure defense and corner traps by USC (2-3) bothered Missouri until midway through the second half, when the Tigers began their rally from a double-digit deficit.