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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

2021 Stats

By Penalty

Illegal Block Above the Waist penalties commited by position during the 2021 season.

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NameCountYardsHomeAwayDeclinedOffsetting
Defensive Back4342200
Linebacker2201101
Wide Receiver1100100
Runningback2181100
Tight End1100100
Totals10924601