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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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UT hires ex-QB Young for community relations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The University of Texas has hired former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young for community relations and fundraising, a $100,000-a-year job created specifically for him that wasn't posted to attract other applicants. Young led Texas to the 2005 national championship before turning pro. He hasn't played in an NFL regular-season NFL game since 2011. Young...
Via AP on Fox
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young Finally Found A New Job

Getty Image Sometimes you just have to feel for former Texax Longhorns and retired NFL quarterback Vince Young. The man became a Draft punchline in much the same manner that JaMarcus Russell became one, despite the fact that his numbers as a NFL quarterback were actually… ok! Young threw for 9,000 yards and 46 touchdowns in six seasons as a pro, compiled a 31-19 record as a starter...
Via With Leather
8 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
8 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Hiring Vince Young to Work on Diversity Engagement

Former Texas Longhorns star QB, Vince Young, is returning the place where his national fame for football began. Young has accepted a job with the Longhorns to work in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement according to reports. Sources tell @HornsDigest former #Texas QB Vince Young to work in #UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. http://t.co/BFGMn68Fg4 —...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 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
8 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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