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VINCE YOUNG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vince Young: I would've stayed a Longhorn if I knew Texans would pass on me

Vince Young had everything going his way at the beginning of 2006. After leading the Texas Longhorns to a thrilling win over USC in the Rose Bowl for the national championship, he decided to skip his senior year in hopes his hometown NFL team would select him with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft. But the Houston Texans didn't take Young or Heisman Trophy-winning running...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young: I would have stayed at Texas if I knew Texans weren’t picking me

Vince Young chose to forego his senior year at Texas after having one of the greatest seasons of any player in college football history in 2005. Young threw for 3,036 yards and 26 touchdowns and rushed for 1,050 yards and 12 scores before setting his sights on the NFL. Had Vince known where he would […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young hired by the University of Texas

  According to multiple sources, including USA Today, Vince Young has been hired by the University of Texas to work for its Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. His job will include helping with alumni relations and focusing on programs that support first-generation college students from low-income backgrounds. Young will reportedly be making $100,000 and will start...
Via Down and Distance
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Hires Vince Young To Six-Figure Job, Mack Brown Excited He’s Back

Vince Young is heading back to Austin. After retiring from the NFL in June, Young is returning to the University of Texas to work for its Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. Young will serve as a development officer for Texas alumni relations, raising money for programs that help first-generation and low-income college students. He will make at least $100,000 a year...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL QB Vince Young to Make Six Figures in New Job With University of Texas

Life has probably not turned out much like former Longhorns great Vince Young thought it would. After the career he had in college and winning the national championship he looked like a shoe-in for NFL greatness. After winning rookie of the year honors it seemed like he was well on his way, but that ended up being far from the case.That being said he sure can't complain about...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Longhorns QB Vince Young takes job at Texas

Texas has hired one of its former quarterbacks to a six-figure deal, a source tells Chip Brown of Horns Digest.  According to the report, Vince Young will join the school to work in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, where he will aid first-generation college students. Brown anticipates that the hire will be made official on Thursday. Young earned a degree in education...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas to Offer Vince Young a $100k a Year Job

Texas is trying to take care of VY. According to this report in the American Statesman, they are basically going to give him a six-figure salary to do nothing. Texas is close to making it official that a university job is being created for Vince Young that will pay him at least $100,000 a year. His lawyer Trey Dolezal confirmed the job Sunday but said that Young’s duties have not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young: I'm retired from NFL, unless...

Texas legend Vince Young says he is done with professional football. Vince has bounced around quite a bit and some would say he has been blackballed at times. He most recently got a shot with Cleveland but it didn’t last very long. Here is what he had to say: Vince Young: "I'm retired" from NFL. "Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed…I'...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young: CFL has ‘never been an option for me’

Vince Young and Tim Tebow have a lot in common. Both were among the best college quarterbacks of their time. Both experienced success at the NFL level. Both watched their professional careers fizzle out -- fast. And both are adamant against going the CFL route. “No disrespect to Canada,” Young told FOX 26 in Houston. “They’ve got some great players that I know play...
Via Helmet2Helmet
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Young files for bankruptcy

The financial struggles continue for unemployed NFL quarterback Vince Young, the former Tennessee Titans 1st-round draft pick. According to a report from the Houston Chronicle, Young filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Via the Chronicle: Attorney Brian Kilmer of Houston filed the petition last week in a Houston federal bankruptcy court on Young’s behalf, listing […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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