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Illegal Use of Hands

Definition

Illegal use of the hands against a player while attempting to ward off a block, cover a receiver, or tackle a ball carrier. There are several restrictions on how a player may initiate contact, such as hands to the facemask of the other player involved in the blocking.

Outcome

10 yards if committed by offense; 5 yards and automatic first down if committed by defense

2020 Stats

Totals By Referee/Crew

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 TotalPer Game
NameGamesCountYardsDismissedHomeAwayCountYardsDismissedHomeAway
Adrian Hill162100110.130.630.000.060.06
Alex Kemp172131020.120.760.060.000.12
Bill Vinovich154201130.271.330.070.070.20
Brad Allen163202030.191.250.130.000.19
Brad Rogers14004000.000.000.290.000.00
Carl Cheffers163203210.191.250.190.130.06
Clay Martin146450240.433.210.000.140.29
Clete Blakeman153250210.201.670.000.130.07
Craig Wrolstad162101110.130.630.060.060.06
Jerome Boger16150010.060.310.000.000.06
John Hussey166312240.381.940.130.130.25
Land Clark155402230.332.670.130.130.20
Ron Torbert165352230.312.190.130.130.19
Scott Novak16151100.060.310.060.060.00
Shawn Hochuli164403220.252.500.190.130.13
Shawn Smith17000000.000.000.000.000.00
Tony Corrente153250300.201.670.000.200.00
Totals266503442221293.2522.321.441.371.88