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 End131288511
Offensive Line25247121341
Wide Receiver49486183150
Linebacker1816481021
Runningback6592410
Defensive Back39344162312
Defensive Line5503200
Fullback2192000
Totals15714976988145
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