|Celebrated Name:||Vince Young|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Vincent Paul Young, Jr.|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Birth Date:||18 May 1983|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Candice Johnson (m. 2012)|
|Children:||Yes (Jordan Young)|
|Profession:||Former American football quarterback|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Vince Young is a professional American Football quarterback, who is currently working as a free agent. For six seasons, he plays for one of the professional American football league named “The National Football League.” He played his career’s initial five seasons with the Tennessee Titans, as he was selected by the Titans in the 2006 NFL Draft.
During his recruit season, he was also given the name of the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. He was rewarded with the name of “NFL Comeback Player of the Year” by Sporting News as he was selected for the second time in the Pro Bowl selection.
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Vincent Paul Young Jr. was born on May 18, 1983, in Houston, Texas. He was raised by his grandmother and mother, as his father was arrested for a burglary conviction. Young is very close to his mother. To show his gratitude, he always wore #10 no jersey, which was his mother’s birth date.
He went to Dick Dowling Middle School, and most of his school friends were involved in a local street gang. Young’s mother always made sure of keep him away from being involved in street gangs fight. When he was seven, he met with a horrible accident as his bike handle went into his abdomen, which almost killed him. In an interview, Young said, this near to death experience made him more “tougher” in his life.
Young attended Madison High School in Houston for his high school studies. He played for his high school team “Madison Marlins” as a quarterback. His couch was Ray Seals. During his high school football career, he accumulated 12,987 yards of total offense.
He made his team proud after winning a match by 61–58 scores against the undefeated team Galena Park North Shore Mustangs in the 5A Regionals. After that, he also defeats the Missouri City Hightower team with the 56–22 in the quarterfinals.
Later, his name was praised by an American nationwide Sunday magazine “Parade,” and he was honored by the title of “National Player of the Year” by Student Sports’. He was also awarded by Pete Dawkins Trophy for his great performance at U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Vince Young married his high school sweetheart Candice Johnson in 2012. The couple was blessed with a son Jordan in 2010.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 18 May 1983, Vince Young is 36 years old as of today’s date 4th April 2020. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 105 kg.
During his college years at the University of Texas, he played for the Texas Longhorns football team for three years. He played under the guidance of coach Mack Brown. His team, Longhorns, made their first appearance at the Rose Bowl in which they defeated the University of Michigan. The incredible young performance earned him a great name as a dual-threat quarterback with the record of rushing for 1,189 and passing 1,849 yards.
After that, he also emerged on the cover page of biannual magazine Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. During his All-America 2005 season, Young leads his team with the victorious score of 11–0. His team was also ranked at #2 positions in the Bowl Championship Series. His other noticeable performance was in the 2006 Rose Bowl when he leads his team with the score of 41-38.
As a result, he had won Davey O’Brien Award as well as honored by Rose Bowl MVP and Longhorns MVPAchievements. As a mark of respect, his jersey #10 was retired by The University of Texas on August 30, 2008. During The NFL Draft in 2006, The Tennessee Titans choose him as the first quarterback instead of Matt Leinart.
He worked as a main driving force behind his team; he devoted all his energy and time to the development of his team. His hard work shows in the performance of his team. He announced his retirement in 2014.
Awards & achievements
He is known to be one of the finest and hardworking quarterbacks in the history of football. He leads his team to many successful wins. ESPN/IBM put him on the list of the greatest college football players ever. In 2006, he had won two ESPY Awards for the Best Game as well as for the Best Championship Performance.
He was also announced as a “Male Athlete of the Year” by the Big 12 Conference in 2006. Apart from that, he had won BCS National Championship, The Cingular All-America Player of the Year Award, The Maxwell Award, Rose Bowl Most Valuable Player Award and Manning Award.
Net Worth & Salary of Vince Young in 2020
As of April 2020, Vince Young’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million. Young was known to be one of the best players at the Texas Longhorns football team. He signed a rookie of $26 million. It was the largest Rookie contract in the history of the NFL. He had registered many records in his football career, which also add to his Net Worth.
Vince Young is considered to be the finest player who ever played this game. He is the great inspiration for many players. His childhood was very difficult, even though he used to live in an area where life was very difficult. He never gave up the hard work and his determination to live a better life.
Apart from being a great player, he is also known as a humble man. He runs a foundation named “The Vince Young Foundation,” and this foundation provides to poor people.