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Mariota’s two starts compared to Vince Young and Jake Locker

Mariota dominated in his second game against the St. Louis Rams; in fact, Mariota has been dominating in practice and fans everywhere are thanking the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for taking Jameis Winston and leaving them with Marcus Mariota. Part of being a good quarterback is learning from your mistakes and that’s exactly what Mariota did from the previous week. AROUND COVER32 First...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Vince Young and Texas Defeats USC in the National Title Game

It’s crazy to think that it has been ten years since one of the biggest National Championship Games in recent memory. At the time USC was the more heralded team. The Trojans were coming off of a National Championship and they had a bevy of NFL talent on both sides of the ball. It seemed it was a no brainier to crown them the title for the 2005-2006 season, but Vince Young and the...
Via The Front Office News
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five breakout players for the Texas Longhorns in 2015

Texas is looking to bounce back from a rough 6-7 season in 2014. There are in search of star players, to put it lightly. Where is Vince Young, or Cedric Benson? Neither is walking through that door.But, the Dallas Morning News took a look at five potential breakout Longhorns. Take a look for yourself:(h/t Dallas Morning News)
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

7 Random Plays to Fire You Up For College Football: Volume 5

Fortunately the 2015-’16 college football season is less than three weeks away. I don’t know about any of you, but that duration still seems like an eternity to me. With that in mind, I’ll provide yet another list of seven random plays to get you fired up for college football season. * 7. Odell Beckham’s Amazing One-Handed Grab (2014 Outback Bowl, LSU vs. Iowa) Let’s kick...
Via The Student Section
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young will wear Cal shirt if Texas loses game

Vince Young will go down in history as one of the greatest quarterbacks in Texas Longhorn history. While his career in the NFL is essentially over, he is still very much involved in the Texas program. Young is still so involved with the Longhorns that he is willing to bet that they will beat a pretty tough opponent early on in the season. Young made a bet with former California...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Vince Young will wear Cal uniform on TV if Bears beat Texas

Former Texas Longhorns great Vince Young is confident in his alma mater. In fact, Young is willing to put his money, or his pride in this case, where his mouth is. Former Cal player Scott X. Nady recently connected with Young and the two made a bet on the Cal vs. Texas game on Sept. 19. Ryan Gorcey of Scout.com has the inside scoop:"Nady -- cousin of former Cal baseball player...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas Longhorns Great Vince Young Makes Bet With Dallas HS Coach and Cal Grad Scott Nady

Vince Young will forever be a face football fans in Texas will be familiar with. Scott Nady may be known to some die hard fans of high school football since his team won a state title last year (Parrish Episcopal in Dallas). Scott is a Cal grad and his team will be playing Vince's team on September 18.Like any good alumni would, the two came up with a bet. Sept. 19th CAL vs. Texas...
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Vince Young Will Have To Wear A Custom Cal Shirt On Television If Texas Loses To The Golden Bears

Texas and Cal might be two of the most intriguing middle-tier teams in college football this year. Charlie Strong’s Longhorns are looking to make a leap after an up-and-down first season under the new staff. Cal improved from 2013 to 2014 under Sonny Dykes, and have an explosive offense, but the defense has been horrid. The two squads face off in Austin on September 19, and now...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns will open season using two quarterbacks

The Texas Longhorns have a long and proud tradition of developing top quarterbacks. Ranging from Chris Simms to Vince Young, the Longhorns have used the position in order to reach the pinnacle of college football. This season, however, the Longhorns and head coach Charlie Strong have made the unique decision to play two quarterbacks when they start their season against the Notre...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Flashback Friday: Vince Young

Nashville hasn’t been buzzing the way it is now since 2006, when the Tennessee Titans selected Vince Young, quarterback, from the University of Texas. Hot off the heels of one of the greatest college football games in history, the 2006 Rose Bowl, Young was the dynamo drafted to lead the Titans to the Promised Land.That enthusiasm wasn’t unwarranted. Young was a great physical...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 15 College Football Quarterback Matchups to Watch in 2015

Michael Vick was first. Then Vince Young. Then it was Tebow, RG3, Johnny Football and Super Mariota. The super quarterback is a relatively...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Colt McCoy, Vince Young, Ricky Williams And Mack Brown Hung Out At An Autograph Session Today

There’s a loaded autograph session at the George R. Brown Convention Center today, featuring a slew of past and current college and pro athletes who played in Texas. Plenty of big names are signing for fans, including some legendary former Texas Longhorns.  UT fans should really enjoy this photo.  So proud to have coached Colt, VY & Ricky. 3 of the Best in CFB History. Thx...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2015  |  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 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

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
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
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