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
Linebacker161557911
Defensive Back31281121960
Offensive Line121206640
Wide Receiver24219121221
Defensive Line3281200
Runningback6602410
Tight End9877220
Totals1019504754162
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