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 End5503210
Offensive Line7702510
Wide Receiver8785300
Linebacker4361311
Runningback000010
Defensive Back9745411
Defensive Line1100100
Totals34318161852
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