VINCE YOUNG NEWS

Packers 34, Chiefs 14

This much we know. The Green Bay Packers will enter the regular season with a capable backup quarterback. Just as Vince Young got exposed last August in the exhibition finale against the Kansas City Chiefs, Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien enhanced their chances to be the No. 2 behind Aaron Rodgers or, if the Turk strikes on the weekend, find employment elsewhere. Twelve months after...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the St. Louis Rams can win with Shaun Hill at quarterback

For the second straight season, St Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has torn the ACL in his left knee, leaving the team’s fan base dejected and feeling like they are about to embark on a lost season. Well Chicken Little, the sky is not falling on the Rams season, but instead they are poised to play competitive, winning football, regardless of the change under center. Historically...
Via cover32 - Rams
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 1 Sleepers and Startems for 2014

2014 Week 1 Sleepers and Start’ems The time for glory is upon us! We’ve waited 7 months for this! FOOTBALL is finally back! Don’t over think things in Week 1. Play your studs and and let the young potential that you drafted show you that they can and will produce as you hoped they would. There are a ton of great match-ups this week, it could produce numerous high scoring games...
Via FF Locker Room
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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: 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.  But the Houston Texans didn't take Young or Heisman Trophy-winning running back Reggie...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days 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
19 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
19 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young Has Been Hired By Texas

Vince Young will be back in Austin working for the University of Texas, and he’ll be making at least a pretty okay $100,000 a year. I’m excited VY will be back @ work @ Texas! — Mack Brown (@ESPN_CoachMack) August 14, 2014 Young won’t be working with the football team — as of now. Instead, he will work for the University’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement...
Via Next Impulse Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young lands job at Texas

Vince Young may finally be giving up on his dream of playing in the NFL again, but that does not mean the 31-year-old is going to sit around at home all day and do nothing. And no, he won’t be going back to TGI Friday’s to drop thousands of dollars. Young has landed a job […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 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
20 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
20 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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

According to this report in the American Statesman Vince Young is now an ambassador for the University of Texas and will be paid lovely for it. 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 been determined...
Via Thacover2
29 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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young's Career Didn't End Because of His Argument With Jeff Fisher

When the Tennessee Titans drafted former Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young with the No, 3 pick in the 2006 draft they thought they were picking up a future superstar. At times he looked like one, but his tenure with the team was rocky at best before finally coming to an end.Upon reflection Young sees the argument he got in to with than-head coach Jeff Fisher as the driving...
Via FatManWriting
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Could Vince Young Have Thrived Given a Chance?

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports I have been lamenting NFL coaches and general managers for the past few years and have ultimately been disappointed in their handling of Vince Young‘s situation. Young recently announced a sort of semi-retirement because he has not been able to stay with a team since 2011 and has not seen even a semblance of a starting job since he left the team...
Via The Sideline
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young's retiring? In reality, NFL has moved on

Vince Young thinks he has retired from the NFL, but mainly because the NFL thinks his time is up. Let's be honest here: this isn't really Young's decision. After being released by the Browns earlier this month, it sounds to me like the former Titans quarterback has finally accepted his options have run dry. Young told KXAN in Austin over the weekend he considers himself...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young Retires

Posted to NFLNFL veteran, Vince Young, announced his retirement on Saturday. Young announced his retirement on KXAN radio in Austin, Texas. Young recently signed with the Cleveland Browns but was cut four days after drafting Johnny Manziel. Young was drafted by the Tennessee Titans as the third overall pick in 2006 after leading the Texas Longhorns to a Rose Bowl victory. Young...
Via Sports Mockery
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young On NFL Retirement: ‘It’s Definitely Official, I Think’

Vince Young is officially hanging up the cleats as an NFL quarterback. Well, probably. Young went on the Austin, Texas radio station KXAN on Saturday to announce that, unless a great offer arises, his playing days in the NFL are over. “I’m retired,” Young told the station, via ESPN. “Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed … I’ve already started moving...
Via NESN.com
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former QB Vince Young Officially Retires From NFL

Vince Young has had a rough time on his path back to the NFL the last few years.  Young was the 3rd pick in the 2006 draft by the Tennessee Titans. but the QB hasn’t touched the gridiron since his 2011 stint with the Eagles. Most recently, Young signed with the Cleveland Browns in May. But then the team got their hands on Johnny Manziel in the draft, and you know who the odd man...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young is pretty sure he’s retiring from the NFL

Vince Young has essentially hit the end of the road in his NFL career, and he’s admitting he’s pretty much retired. Young was speaking at his football camp Saturday and told KXAN that he thinks his retirement is “definitely official.” “It’s definitely official I think in my book,” Young said Saturday via KXAN. “Unless we […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Young to retire from NFL, likely will take job with Texas

Former Texas Longhorns great Vince Young will retire, according to KXAN-TV in Austin. “It’s definitely official I think in my book,” Young told the station at his annual football camp in Round Rock. “Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed…other than that I’ve started moving forward in some things.” “I love the NFL, will love the game always but...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Saying goodbye to Vince Young’s career

Love him or hate him, Vince Young did some interesting things for the Tennessee Titans. He retired Saturday after six tumultuous seasons in the NFL. After doing this: Tennessee took him No. 3 overall. A combination of Jeff Fisher, inconsistent play and immature behavior led to Young playing in 54 games, and starting 47, for the Titans over five seasons. This is probably his definitive...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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