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

2017 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2017 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Linebacker4391300
Defensive Back4342220
Offensive Line4402200
Wide Receiver2151100
Defensive Line1100100
Runningback1100100
Tight End1101000
Totals1715871020
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