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He threw four touchdowns and nine interceptions for the Eagles in place of an injured Michael Vick, but hasn't appeared in a regular season game since. Steinberg tweeted that Young still has a "dream of playing more football".

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.

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The 2005 Heisman Trophy victor and national champion from the University of Texas fell hard following a Pro Bowl rookie season in 2006 for the Tennessee Titans.

Chosen as the third-overall pick in the 2006 draft by Tennessee, Young had his moments under center for the Titans. He passed for 2,199 yards and 12 touchdowns and added 552 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns.

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Vince Young still believes he has something left to offer as a professional athlete. He spent six NFL seasons with the Titans, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and Cleveland Browns before retiring from football on June 14, 2014.

In January Young pleaded no contest to a 2016 drunk driving arrest and was sentenced to 18 months probation. He finished second in the 2005 Heisman Trophy voting to USC's Reggie Bush.

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Houston native Vince Young earned beloved status at the University of Texas. As a prep, he was named the state 5A Player of the Year in 2001.


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