were should each player be placed on a football field
In American Football 11, same as offense. In Canadian Football, 12.
No pure defensive player has ever won the Heisman trophy.
There are a total of 29 people on the field. 11 Offensive players 11 Defensive Players 7 Officials
The defensive line in American football has many jobs. First is to attempt to break through the opponents offensive line in order to tackle the quarterback. Others on the defensive line are given the task of running down field with a receiver to try to intercept the ball.
In American (gridiron) Football, there are twenty-two (22) players on the field; eleven (11) on each of two teams. In Arena Football, 8 players are on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball for a total of 16.
11 for each team.
There should be 11 offensive players on the field to match the 11 defensive players. This is not counting second or third string players not on the field at time of play.
12Usually there are 4 officials but you can play with 3.Two sideline judges and a defensive official and an offensive official.