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

2011 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2011 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Fullback4403100
Linebacker22205121031
Defensive Back44383202452
Offensive Line5494110
Wide Receiver151378720
Tight End10854610
Defensive Line2201100
Unknown/Unset9895400
Runningback9843600
Totals12010926060123
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