Former NFL star Vince Young arrested for DWI

Former NFL star Vince Young arrested for DWI
Posted at 1:30 PM, Jan 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-25 13:30:40-05

Police say former NFL quarterback Vince Young has been arrested on charges of drunken driving in Austin, Texas.

Travis County jail records show that the 32-young former Texas star was booked shortly after midnight Monday on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. His bond was set at $2,000.

Austin police spokesman Ivan Ramos said Young was stopped late Sunday north of downtown alongside Interstate 35. He did not immediately have more information.

Young played six seasons in the NFL after a brilliant career at Texas, leading the Longhorns to a national title in 2005. Young signed a one-year deal with the Buffalo Bills in May 2012 before being released three months later.

He retired in June 2014 and now works for the University of Texas promoting diversity and community engagement.

University spokesman Gary Susswein said the school had no immediate comment.




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