Agent Steinberg Guiding Vince Young Back To NFL

Young's agent, Leigh Steinberg, in an update on his official Twitter account, wrote that he has opened talks with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.

Former NFL quarterback Vince Young believes he has more in the tank. He was the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year and made the Pro Bowl, and was selected again following the 2009 season but never fully lived up to lofty expectations.

Young then returned to his alma mater where he completed his Bachelor's degree in applied learning and development.

Young passed for 8,964 yards, 46 touchdown passes and 51 interceptions for a 74.4 passer rating in six National Football League seasons. He now works for the University of Texas promoting diversity and community engagement - but the football bug remains. He started out life in the league with the Tennessee Titans after they drafted him third overall in the 2006 NFL Draft. The former Heisman Trophy runner-up accumulated 8,964 yards and 46 touchdowns through the air in that span. If Young is to play in the CFL, the Riders have his exclusive rights.

Young has spent the past few years working for the University of Texas as a program ambassador, reportedly for a healthy $100,000 annual salary. He passed for 2,199 yards and 12 touchdowns and added 552 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns. He certainly didn't play in any real games.


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