Found July 26, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Vince Young
Vince Young, the once promising NFL quarterback who seemingly had the world at his fingertips, appears to have hit rock bottom. On Monday morning, Young was woken up at his house in Houston, where Harris County constables visited his home, took an inventory of his possessions and issued an order for the ex-NFL quarterback to auction off his belongings in order to pay back a $1.7 million loan, according to KHOU 11 News. Young is allowed to keep $60,000 worth of his possessions, but the rest of it — which includes valuable furniture, jewelry and art — will be sold at auction. Young took out the loan from the New York-based firm Pro Player Funding during the NFL lockout in 2011. He said then that he needed to throw himself a $300,000 birthday party. He was later taken to court after he defaulted on the loan. Young later said he didn’t know what he was doing when he took out the loan and was duped by former financial adviser Ronnie Peoples. Young, who was selected as the third overall p...

Young ordered to auction possessions

For people of a certain age it is still natural to remember Vince Young as the Zeus from that 2005 Rose Bowl. The spotlight loved him. Alas, Vince Young is no longer a star. Nowadays he's another broke former athlete, trying to find a way to pay off some large debts. So reports KHOU 11 News in Young's native Houston. According to the station Young has been ordered by a...

Vince Young’s belongings to be auctioned to pay off loan

Vince Young entered the NFL when rookies were still able to negotiate large contract signing bonuses. But all those earnings, less than ten years ago, have not kept him out of debt. The financial struggles became so great for the former first-round pick of the Titans that in order for a loan to be paid off, he is being forced to auction off his personal belongings. According to...

Vince Young forced to sell stuff due to past debt

Vince Young may still have eyes on returning to the NFL but on Monday it was deputies from Harris County who entered his home to inventory his belongings. KHOU 11 News has confirmed three constables with Harris County Precinct 5 visited his home in the 12000 block of Legend Manor in Southwest Houston to enforce a $1.7 million lawsuit against him. They took an inventory of his possessions—furnitu...

Vince Young’s possessions To Be Auctioned To Pay Back $1.7M Loan

Vince Yong made close to $26 million in guaranteed money early on his career, but bad financial advice, and expensive birthday parties have left Young in a jam with creditors. The still unemployed Young is hoping to get signed by any team, and he better hurry up, because those creditors are now lurking. KHOU 11 News in Houston is reporting that Harris County constables recently visited...
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