|No. 56, 57|
|Date of birth:October 25, 1961|
|Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama|
|College: Arizona State|
|NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 2 / Pick: 29|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Baltimore / Indianapolis Colts (1983–1984)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (1983)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
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.
Maxwell was born in Birmingham, Alabama.
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