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 Back9836320
Tight End4383110
Wide Receiver7705210
Defensive Line2202000
Offensive Line3300310
Linebacker4381300
Fullback1100100
Totals30289171350
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