Vince Young the Latest Longhorn to Get Hooked
We're not surprised that Vince Young was in a Dallas strip club (Onyx) at 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning. We're not surprised that he was slapped with a citation by police after getting involved in a scuffle.
And, considering the kukoos that have played at the University of Texas, we're not surprised that Young freaked out over something as simple and innocuous as the "Horns down" hand sign.
Surveillance video from the club shows Young and Club Onyx employee Creiton Kinchen, 45, exchanging words for a few minutes before the scuffle in a small, crowded office area about 3:30 a.m. At one point Kinchen, who police believe is from Oklahoma, can be seen flashing an upside-down "Hook 'em Horns" hand sign at Young.
Young, who was not arrested, faces up to a $500 fine on the Class C misdemeanor charge. In September 2008, Young's Tennessee Titans called police to help search for him after he reportedly mentioned suicide and drove away from his home with a gun.
Young's a great player, but a weird, underachieving dude. And he's got Orange Blood company.
Consider Texas' first-round picks just in the Mack Brown era. Disappointing at worst, quirky at best. No?
1999: Ricky Williams
2001: Casey Hampton, Leonard Davis
2002: Quentin Jammer, Mike Williams
2004: Roy Williams, Marcus Tubbs
2005: Derrick Johnson, Cedric Benson
2006: Vince Young, Michael Huff
2007: Michael Griffin, Aaron Ross
2009: Brian Orakpo
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