Vince Young Biography
Vince Young (Vincent Paul Young Jr.) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons.
Vince was drafted with the third overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft by Tennessee Titans. For the first five seasons of his career, Vince was with the Titans and in his rookie season, he was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and was named to the AFC Pro Bowl team as a reserve.
Later in 2009, he earned his second Pro Bowl selection and was named Sporting News NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
Vince Young Age
Vince is 35 years old as of 2018. He was born on May 18, 1983.
Vince Young Wife
Vince is married to Candice Johnson. The couple has been married since 2012. Their wedding took place in Los Cabos, Mexico.Vince Young Photo
Vince Young College
Vince played college football for the University of Texas. He enrolled at the University of Texas, where he played for coach Mack Brown’s Texas Longhorns football team from 2002 to 2005.
Vince was part of an exceptionally strong Texas recruiting class that included future NFL players Rodrique Wright, Justin Blalock, Brian Robison, Kasey Studdard, Lyle Sendlein, David Thomas, Selvin Young, and Aaron Ross.
During the 2003 season, as a redshirt freshman, Vince was initially second on the depth chart behind Chance Mock but Mock was benched halfway through the season in favor of Vince.
After the game against, Oklahoma, Vince and Mock alternated playing time, with Vince’s running ability complementing Mock’s drop-back passing.
Vince Young Fired
Vince Young fired from job at University of Texas
Vince was on March 9, 2019, fired from his job as a development officer, at the University of Texas.
According to The Associated Press, Vince was fired due to poor performance and lack of punctuality. The Associated Press reported that the reasoning for Young’s firing includes “not demonstrating significant and sustained improvement in the performance of (his) job responsibilities and failing to maintain standards of conduct suitable and acceptable to the university.”
He had reportedly been warned several times by higher authoritative figures at the university. His termination comes just one month after a DWI arrest, his second in three years, while employed by the Longhorns.
Vince Young Salary
While with the Cleveland Browns, Vince signed a 1 year, which included an average annual salary of $730,000.