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.

2013 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Touch Kick penalties commited by position during the 2013 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back9155400
Tight End101000
Wide Receiver3100300
Totals13256700
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