Vince Young Wants to Return to Football. As a player.
Although he has been out of football since 2014 and hasn’t played in a regular season game since 2011, former Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young, 33, has hired high powered sports agent Leigh Steinberg in an effort to return to playing football.
It would be reasonable to assume that Young and his agent feel that a return to the NFL is possible, probably by starting at some lower level of football first to get back up to speed. Young’s NFL career got off to promising starts. He was the NFLs Offensive Rookie of the Year as quarterback for the Titans, and was a two time Pro Bowler in his six year career. After playing one year (2011) with Philadelphia, Young had tryouts with the Bills, Browns, and Packers, but did not play again. Young was big and athletic at his peak. If he’s in shape, he should be able to play somewhere, but we see a return to the NFL as an extreme longshot.
Young had an outstanding college career at Texas, and scored the winning touchdown in the 2006 Rose Bowl in the Longhorn’s 41-38 victory over USC. The Rose Bowl was the BCS Championship game for the 2005 college season that year, and Texas was the national champion. Here’s a highlight reel: