Illegal Touch Kick

Definition

The ball, after the free kick, first touches a member of the kicking team prior to traveling 10 yards. This is most often seen on an onside kick where a member of the kicking team prematurely comes in contact with the ball in an attempt to recover it.

Outcome

Receiving team gets the ball as the spot of the foul.

2010 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Touch Kick penalties commited by position during the 2010 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Line100100
Defensive Back8252600
Wide Receiver3102100
Special Teams101010
Totals13355810
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