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

2014 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2014 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back47405202743
Linebacker21189101103
Wide Receiver1918391010
Offensive Line7754300
Tight End7704301
Runningback6563320
Fullback2181100
Defensive Line3301220
Unknown/Unset3302102
Totals1151056546199
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