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

2020 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2020 season.

NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Wide Receiver111066510
Linebacker3300300
Defensive Back4322200
Runningback3220300
Offensive Line4403110
Tight End1101000
Totals26240121420
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