Tommy Maxwell

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Tommy Maxwell
Defensive back/Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: (1947-05-05)May 5, 1947
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Career information
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 1969 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51
Debuted in 1969
Last played in 1974
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 68
Games started 0
Seasons 6
Stats at NFL.com

Tommy Marshall Maxwell (born May 5, 1947 in Houston, Texas) is a former American football player. After playing college football at Texas A&M, he spent six seasons playing in the NFL. In his second season, he helped the Baltimore Colts win Super Bowl V.

He is the founder of Coaches Outreach, a non-profit Christian organization that aims to spiritually develop high school coaches and their spouses.[1]

College years[edit]

Maxwell lettered in football at Texas A&M from 1966–68. In the 1967 season, he helped the Aggie team win a Southwest Conference (SWC) title after a 0–4 start. The Aggies were invited to play the Cotton Bowl Classic, in which they defeated Alabama. He was also named a first-team All-SWC wide receiver in the same season. and a first-team All-American defensive back in 1968. In the 1969 NFL Draft, he was picked by the Baltimore Colts in the second round (51st overall).

NFL career[edit]

A career-ending neck injury forced Maxwell to retire after the 1974 season.

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References[edit]

  • Burson, Rusty (2004). "Texas A&M: Where Have You Gone?". Sports Publishing, LLC. ISBN 1-58261-753-8.