Vince Young is an American football quarterback who is currently available as a free agent. He began his career with the Tennessee Titans.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Vincent Paul Young Jr. was born in Houston, Texas on May 18, 1983. His grandmother and mother raised him after his father was arrested for burglary. Young is devoted to his mother. To express his appreciation, he always wore the #10 no jersey, which was his mother’s birth date.
He attended Dick Dowling Middle School, and the majority of his classmates were members of a local street gang. Young’s mother always made it a point to keep him out of street gang fights. When he was seven, he was in a terrible accident in which his bike handle went into his abdomen, nearly killing him. Young stated in an interview that his near-death experience made him “tougher” in life.
Young completed his high school education at Madison High School in Houston. He was a quarterback for his high school team, the “Madison Marlins.” Ray Seals was on his couch. He had 12,987 yards of total offense during his high school football career.
He made his team proud by defeating the undefeated Galena Park North Shore Mustangs in the 5A Regionals by a score of 61-58. Following that, he defeats Missouri City Hightower 56-22 in the quarterfinals.
Later, his name was lauded by an American national Sunday magazine called “Parade,” and he was named “National Player of the Year” by Student Sports. He was also given the Pete Dawkins Trophy for his outstanding performance at the US Army All-American Bowl.
Vince Young’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Vince Young, who was born on May 18, 1983, is 39 years old as of today, September 21, 2022. His height is 1.96 meters and his weight is 105 kilograms.
Vince Young’s Profession & Career
He was a three-year member of the Texas Longhorns football team during his college years at the University of Texas. Coach Mack Brown oversaw his performance. His Longhorns made their first appearance in the Rose Bowl, defeating the University of Michigan. With a record of 1,189 yards rushing and 1,849 yards passing, his incredible young performance earned him a great name as a dual-threat quarterback.
Following that, he appeared on the cover of the biannual magazine Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. Young leads his team to an 11-0 victory during his All-America 2005 season. In addition, his team was ranked second in the Bowl Championship Series. His other notable performance was in the 2006 Rose Bowl when he led his team to a 41-38 victory.
As a result, he received the Davey O’Brien Award and was named Rose Bowl MVP and Longhorns MVP. On August 30, 2008, The University of Texas retired his jersey #10 as a mark of respect. During the 2006 NFL Draft, he was selected first overall by the Tennessee Titans over Matt Leinart.
He was the driving force behind his team, devoting all of his energy and time to its development. His team’s performance reflects his hard work. In 2014, he announced his retirement.
Achievements and awards
He is regarded as one of the best and most hardworking quarterbacks in football history. He leads his team to numerous victories. ESPN/IBM named him one of the greatest college football players of all time. In 2006, he received two ESPY Awards for Best Game and Best Championship Performance.
In addition, the Big 12 Conference named him “Male Athlete of the Year” in 2006. He also won the BCS National Championship, the Cingular All-America Player of the Year Award, the Maxwell Award, the Rose Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, and the Manning Award.
Vince Young’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
In 2012, Vince Young married his high school sweetheart Candice Johnson. Jordan, the couple’s first child, was born in 2010.
Vince Young’s Salary and Net Worth
Vince Young’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of September 2022. Young was regarded as one of the most talented players on the Texas Longhorns football team. He signed a rookie contract worth $26 million. It was the largest rookie contract in NFL history. He set numerous records during his football career, which contribute to his Net Worth.
|Celebrated Name||Vince Young|
|Real Name||Vincent Paul Young, Jr.|
|Age||39 years old|
|Birth Date||18 May 1983|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Wife||Candice Johnson (m. 2012)|
|Children||Yes (Jordan Young)|
|Profession||Former American football quarterback|
|Net Worth||$2 million|