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

2016 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2016 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back29258171221
Tight End6594210
Unknown/Unset2151100
Linebacker151429610
Runningback7704320
Wide Receiver161577921
Offensive Line101005530
Defensive Line2200200
Totals878214740112
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