chop block


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chop block

n. Football
An illegal block of an opposing player below the knees, called when the block comes from the side or behind or when the player being blocked is already engaged with an opponent.

[chop + block.]
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While taking his second step, the defensive lineman must use a backside arm rip to protect the backside leg from a chop block.
The penalty against Pitre was the only chop block called against UCLA this season.
Bruins center Mike McCloskey said the illegal chop block, often referred to as a high-low block, is not being used.
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Then, on the first Saturday of October, there was Arizona State center Grey Ruegamer's chop block on Matock that most people assumed had cut the rest of his season right out from under him.
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Sorgen said one other chop block should have been called against UCLA, but it came on a pass play when one of the Bruins' tackles was trying to make a late block.
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The backside G and T chop block into the feet of the DT and LB.
It comes in the aftermath of the Matadors' 44-17 win Saturday in which three CSUN defensive linemen were hurt from what coaches called illegal chop blocks from Southern Utah's offensive line.