This is often called playing "both ways". It is also sometimes referred to as 'Iron Man Football". It is quite common at lower levels of the game, but as one moves up the game gets more complex, more demanding, and more specialized. Generalists have a harder time keeping up with specialists, and can usually only do so if they are uncommonly great athletes. At the NFL level there have been a few players who played full time on one side of the ball and were situational contributors on the other, but it is usually a gimmick.
in the NFL you dont play both sides of the ball
All players in basketball play both offense and defense.
On the field of play during a game there are 11 players on both offense and defense. On a team, where the active roster consists of 45 players, there is usually a breakdown of 21 or 22 players on both offense and defense. Two of the 45 players on the active roster are kickers (punter and placekicker) so that leaves 43 players to breakdown between offense and defense.
Football RuleI don't know when that was but the last person to play both offense and defense in the NFL was Chuck Bednarik (Philadelphia Eagles, 1949-62). There was also William Perry in super bowl XX who played offense and defense but he only played offense for only 1 play.Deion Sanders occasionally played both sides of the ball. He was a cornerback, returned punts,and was a third wide receiver when he played for the Cowboys.
A girl that was allowed to play full court, both offense and defense
A midfielder is a player who plays both offense and defense with an attack shaft and may play on both sides of the lacrosse field as long as there are only 5 other players on the same team on the same half of the field (excluding the goalie).
in basketball, there aren't offense players and defense player. everybody on the team knows how to play offense and defense
The position that runs the most is typically the midfielder because they play both offense and defense and are therefore required to run to both ends of the field, whereas offense and defense mainly remain in the same general area for most of the game.
Offense the blind side of the quarterback Baltimore ravens
In the NFL there are very few players who play two positions. Typically, if they do it is either on offense or defense and then possibly a special teams position.
He mostly played at guard on the Eureka College football team. I think he played both offense and defense.