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

2015 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2015 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Wide Receiver121117521
Linebacker27257161150
Defensive Back55503262962
Tight End6452420
Unknown/Unset5474130
Runningback10964610
Fullback281110
Defensive Line4394000
Offensive Line7665220
Quarterback1100100
Totals12911826960223
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