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

2019 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2019 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Tight End5503211
Offensive Line121195710
Wide Receiver2120691210
Linebacker6561511
Runningback3300310
Defensive Back21185101112
Defensive Line2201100
Totals70666294164
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