Statesman Former University of Texas football quarterback Vince Young was arrested in Austin on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. He was booked into Travis County Jail at 12:46 a.m. Monday, records show. He has appeared before a Travis County judge, who set his bail at $2,000, court officials said. As a quarterback at UT, he led the Longhorns to victory over University of Southern California in the 2006 Rose Bowl. He later went on to play in the NFL for six seasons. Young now serves as a diversity and community engagement officer in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin and helps raising money to support the division’s many educational programs, according to school officials.
UPDATE: Austin police say they arrested Longhorn football legend Vince Young Sunday night during a traffic stop on the Interstate 35 service road. Police arrested Young, 32, at 11:16 p.m. during the traffic stop, which happened in the 4600 block of the North I-35 service road near Airport Boulevard. Travis County Jail records showed Young was still in jail at 9:35 a.m. Monday.
Former University of Texas star quarterback and NFL Draft bust Vince Young was arrested for DUI last night in Austin, Texas, where we works for his alma mater and assists with fundraising for the University by making public appearances. It sounds like a pretty standard DUI arrest at this time, Vince Young was pulled over, determined to be intoxicated, then arrested and booked. No word on of this arrest will cost Vince Young his job with the University.
UPDATE: Here is VY’s mugshot: