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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 Back27237151202
Linebacker121138401
Wide Receiver1413341020
Runningback4382200
Tight End7695200
Offensive Line5503230
Fullback2201100
Totals71660383353