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

2013 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2013 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Tight End8744400
Runningback5503210
Defensive Back37332231430
Linebacker1916591030
Defensive Line7624300
Wide Receiver1514010500
Unknown/Unset3300300
Offensive Line5513200
Fullback1101000
Totals100914574370
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