Illegal Formation

Definition

Fewer than 7 players line up on the line of scrimmage; or Eligible receivers fail to line up as the leftmost and rightmost players on the line; or when five properly numbered ineligible players fail to line up on the line.

Outcome

5 yards

2017 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Formation penalties commited by position during the 2017 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Unknown/Unset125657130
Tight End151020
Wide Receiver4203130
Offensive Line7354380
Defensive Line4161310
Defensive Back150100
Runningback151000
Fullback151000
Linebacker140100
Totals321511616270
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