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Napoleon Maxwell


Experience: R

Height: 6-0

Weight: 215 lbs

College: Florida International

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  • Appeared in 45 games in four seasons, rushing for 2,090 yards and 22 touchdowns on 392 carries  

2019 (Medical R-Senior):

  • Appeared in all 13 games, making six starts at running back
  • Finished second on the team with 675 yards on the ground, while tying for the team lead in touchdowns with nine
  • His 5.3 yards per carry average ranked second-best on the team
  • Closed out his career with a touchdown in the Camellia Bowl against Arkansas State

2018 (R-Senior):

  • Appeared in 13 games, making four starts in the backfield
  • Posted the third-most touchdowns (7) of any non-quarterback on the team, and his 771 all-purpose yards were third-most by any FIU player
  • Led the team in rushing touchdowns (7), rush attempts (128), and rushing yards (684)
  • Yard-per-carry average (5.3) was the second-highest of any running back on the team and ranked ninth in Conference USA
  • Recorded at least two rush attempts in all 13 games
  • Totaled over 60 yards on the ground in five games, and surpassed the 100-yard rushing mark twice during the season

2017 (R-Junior):

  • Appeared in 13 games for the Panthers as a running back, starting three times
  • Rushed for 477 yards on 81 carries and five touchdowns
  • Averaged 4.1 yards-per-carry and 40.5 yards-per-game
  • Returned seven kickoffs for 120 yards
  • Accumulated 608 all purpose yards

2016 (R-Sophomore):

  • Missed season due to injury

2015 (R-Freshman):

  • Missed season due to injury

2014 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in six games for the Panthers
  • Rushed for 254 yards on 55 carries with one touchdown
  • Averaged 4.6 yards-per-carry and 42.3 yards-per-game


  • Played for Ryan Hearn and Chris Miller at the Admiral Farragut Academy
  • Finished third in state track in the 100 meter dash and the 4x100 relay
  • Parents are Napoleon and Tashaun Maxwell, siblings Charne and Nasir
  • Started playing football at age eight
  • Majored in psychology