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

2010 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2010 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker2420817730
Defensive Back48427252342
Runningback5493210
Tight End9884520
Defensive Line8803500
Wide Receiver1312710330
Unknown/Unset2152000
Offensive Line6605120
Totals11510546946152
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