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 Back40352231731
Tight End8776210
Unknown/Unset2151100
Linebacker2422815920
Runningback111108320
Wide Receiver25243131231
Offensive Line111105630
Defensive Line2200200
Totals12311557152142
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