Illegal Block Above the Waist

Definition

Often called on the field as "Illegal Block in the Back". A blocker contacting a non-ballcarrying member of the opposing team from behind and above the waist.

Outcome

10 yards

2009 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2009 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Wide Receiver1817813510
Defensive Back34305161841
Runningback7664300
Fullback8733510
Defensive Line9835410
Unknown/Unset1100100
Linebacker29284121720
Offensive Line6602420
Tight End11926510
Totals12311516162121
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