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

2012 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2012 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Wide Receiver1716112510
Runningback121105711
Linebacker2120651600
Unknown/Unset8755300
Defensive Back38322201840
Offensive Line6511510
Defensive Line4402201
Fullback2141121
Tight End4403110
Totals11210195458103
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