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
Linebacker29283131611
Defensive Back47434222590
Offensive Line2019991150
Wide Receiver43406232061
Defensive Line6553310
Runningback8784430
Tight End1817015330
Fullback2201100
Totals17316459083282
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