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2015 NFL Draft Part 5: LB, QB, RB, TE

Linebacker Not too many here. Some were in Part 4 under DE.  We are not rating 200 players this year like we did from 2010-2012. We are only rating ~45-50 players to cover the first couple of Rounds of the Giants.  We will have supplemental information on later round players as that shapes up. Vic Beasley (3) Bulked up a lot and got really fast. Too fast? Has huge potential but...
Via Ultimate NYG
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Without Jeff Fisher, the Tennessee Titans are nothing

Jeff Fisher might be one of the most underrated coaches within the NFL. He’s young, energetic and is one of the coaches you’d love to play for. The Tennessee Titans allowed Fisher to take the helm of the franchise that moved from Houston, Texas to Nashville, Tennessee. Something not every head coach has to deal with. During his time there he saw many things. Two rookie of the...
Via EndZoneScore
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young's Comeback is Already Over; Denied Entry to Veteran Combine

When the NFL announced that there was going to be an NFL Combine guys like former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young perked up a bit. Having not played in a while but still having the desire to do so going through a combine would be the perfect way to prove that he still has "it." In fact, he can prove that he is better than before.As it turns out, the comeback is not going...
Via FatManWriting
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas Star Vince Young to Take Part in Veteran Combine in Arizona Next Month

The NFL makes a lot of bad decisions, but it made a brilliant one when it decided to hold special veteran combines. What better way for teams to see if players that have been out of the game for any amount of time are worth giving another chance than by putting them back through the same paces they did when these guys were bright-eyed college kids with huge aspirations.It looks like...
Via FatManWriting
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Young to work out at NFL Veteran Combine

The NFL will hold its first ever scouting combine for veterans next month, and some notable players will be looking to prove they still have what it takes to be on an NFL roster. Vince Young is one of them. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Young has registered for the March 22...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Screengrab snafu: Former Heisman winner Troy Young

Troy Smith won the Heisman in 2006 with Ohio State. A year earlier, Vince Young of Texas was the Heisman runner-up to Reggie Bush. Someone at ESPN apparently decided to merge the two into a super quarterback. No respect. Troy Young @OSU_troysmith @awfulannouncing pic.twitter.com/li7M0eq3z2 — Jason Loehr (@J_Loehr) January 12, 2015 And his Twitter handle, which contains his actual...
Via Awful Announcing
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

A 10-year history of #1 ranked HS football players by Rivals

We take a look back at past No. 1 players in the Rivals.com rankings and wonder if their prognostications were spot on or not. Here's a hint, they were not spot on. The post A 10-Year History Of #1 Ranked High School Football Players By Rivals appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 10, 2014  |  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
August 21, 2014  |  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
August 14, 2014  |  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
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young Heads Back To Texas, Will Pull In A $100K Salary

Young kisses the crystal ball. Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young is easily one of the most popular people in all of Austin after leading his team to a BCS national title back in 2005-2006. After an up-and-down career as a signal-caller in the NFL, it appears he’s headed back to campus full-time to work for the university. Thursday, the school announced that Young will...
Via College Spun
August 14, 2014  |  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 how...
Via FatManWriting
August 14, 2014  |  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
August 13, 2014  |  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 Garbage Time
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

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

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

Former Philadelphia Eagles QB Vince Young retires from NFL

In shocking news, Vince Young has decided to call it a quits when it comes to the game of football. Young, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles back in 2011 was known more famous for his “Dream team” comment rather than his play on the field that season. It looked like Young had finally got his chance to play once again in the NFL as during the off-season the Cleveland Browns...
Via Total Sports Live
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young retires from NFL, would consider comeback

Vince Young has retired from the NFL. The news is hardly news as Young has not played in a regular season game since the 2011 season. He announced his retirement on Saturday. “I’m retired,” Young told NFL.com. Young did leave the door open for a return though adding, “Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed … I’ve already started moving forward. … It’s...
Via Tireball.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vince Young says NFL career likely over

Is Vince Young ready to officially hang up his cleats? According to KXAN in Houston, the Longhorn legend revealed at his annual football camp Saturday that he believes his NFL career is over. "It's definitely official I think in my book," Young, 31, said of his potential retirement. "Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed…other than that I've started moving...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young Retiring From The NFL

  Veteran quarterback, and current free agent, Vince Young told Brent Carney of KXAN.com that he’s retiring from the NFL. “I’m retired [from the NFL],” Young said, per Carney. “Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed…I’ve already started moving forward” Young said, “It’s definitely official I think in my book.” “It’s definitely official...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Texas Longhorn QB Vince Young to Retire From the NFL

It's been expected for sometime now, but it appears that it is finally going to happen. Former college great Vince Young has decided it's time to hang up the cleats for good.Yes, Longhorn Nation--Vince Young is retiring from the NFL.@ESPNNFL/TwitterHe has yet to file the paperwork with the NFL yet, but word is that he has decided it's time to take the job his alma mater has promised...
Via FatManWriting
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Young Spotted With Vince Young Lanyard Hanging Out Of His Pocket

  Vince Young turned 31 on May 18. The guy is headed towards his golden years when college has long passed him by,…
Via Busted Coverage
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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