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 Back59533342542
Tight End151438731
Wide Receiver49471272250
Defensive Line6583300
Offensive Line2624091730
Linebacker20180101001
Fullback2180200
Runningback9825400
Special Teams190100
Quarterback1100100
Totals18817449692154
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