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Vince Young became one of the greatest quarterbacks in University of Texas history during his time in Austin, finishing second in the Heisman Trophy voting and leading the Longhorns to the national championship as a junior in 2006. But Young says the moment he will cherish most from his time at UT took place Friday morning.
That’s when the quarterback, seven tumultuous years removed from his national title, finally received his diploma.
“This will rank No. 1 because it is what I came to school for,” Young told CBSSports.com on Thurday. “I came here to get an education, and to win a national championship. And now, I get to put that smile on my mom’s face.
“I’m about to be the first in my family to graduate. Just finishing what I started. That’s why I’m trying to get back in the NFL. To finish what I started. That is the type of guy I am. I do work hard — even when the times are good or bad. That’s just how I was raised.”
Young was 30-plus credit hours short of a degree in Youth and C
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Out of all the highlights Vince Young accumulated at the University of Texas, his favorite came eight years after he last played a down for the Longhorns.
Young graduated from Texas on Friday after earning a degree in Youth and Community Studies. He told CBSSports.com it was his greatest achievement, even above winning the 2005 national championship.
"This will rank No. 1...
On Friday, former NFL quarterback Vince Young achieved his lifelong dream by graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in Youth and Community Studies. Young called it his greatest accomplishment ever, ranking it even higher than leading the Longhorns to a national championship in 2006.So, how did he celebrate this momentous occasion? By treating about 40 of his closest...
After returning to Texas to continue his studies, Vince Young finally has earned a college degree and says it's more gratifying than winning a national championship.
Former Tennessee Titan and Philadelphia Eagle, Vince Young hasn’t found his way back to the NFL however, Young has completed the remaining credits to receive his degree in Youth and Community studies this spring from the University of Texas.
“This will rank No. 1 because it is what I came to school for. I came here to get an education, and to win a national championship. And...
Things haven't exactly gone Vince Young's way since leading the Texas Longhorns to the BCS title in 2006. The former third overall pick has seemingly had trouble follow him since then, but on Friday some good news finally came his way as he was awarded his college degree in Youth and Community Studies."This will rank No. 1 because it is what I came to school for,"...
According to Black Sports Online, former NFL quarterback Vince Young has finished the necessary classes for him to finish up his bachelors degree. If you don’t remember Young left for the NFL after his junior year at Texas. It’s great that he went back and took care of business.
“This will rank No. 1 because it is what I came to school for,” Young told CBSSports.com Thursday...
Vince Young has had his share of ups and downs since winning an NCAA championship at Texas in 2005, becoming a rookie sensation in the NFL, then a tempermental QB, then an out-of-work one.
Now he's on top again, having graduated from Texas, and he calls it an even greater high than beating USC in the BCS Championship Game.
"This will rank No. 1 because it is what I came...
I am very proud of Vince Young. A lot of people college stars say they are going to return and get their degress and never come back, but VY took the time last winter and this spring to get the necessary credits for him to sport his cap and gown. “This will rank No. 1 because it is what I came to school for,” Young told CBSSports.com Thursday after his workout session in the...