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Vernon Maxwell (American football)

Vernon Leroy Maxwell (born October 25, 1961) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the 1980s. Maxwell played college football for Arizona State University, and was selected as an All-American. He played professionally for the Indianapolis Colts, Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks, and was recognized as the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Vernon Maxwell
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Personal information
Born: (1961-10-25) October 25, 1961 (age 57)
Birmingham, Alabama
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:233 lb (106 kg)
Career information
High school:Los Angeles (CA) Verbum Dei
College:Arizona State
NFL Draft:1983 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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Maxwell was born in Birmingham, Alabama.

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