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

2018 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2018 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back35309221330
Tight End9877231
Wide Receiver1817411720
Defensive Line4382200
Offensive Line1311831010
Linebacker111005600
Fullback2180200
Runningback7624300
Totals99906544591
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