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Vince Young Announces Retirement

Vince Young Announces Retirement

CREATED Jun 15, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Former Titans quarterback Vince Young announced his retirement Saturday.

Young, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2011, told a Texas television station he’s ready to move forward.

"I'm retired," Young told KXAN in Austin, Texas. "Unless we get a great opportunity, something guaranteed ... I've already started moving forward. ... It's definitely official, I think, in my book."

Back in May, Young signed with the Cleveland Browns but was released four days after the team drafted Johnny Manziel. The 31-year-old has a 31-19 career record.

The former Heisman Trophy winner, was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2006 and was the third overall pick that year.

Young spent five seasons with Tennessee but was released after the 2010 season following a dispute with then head coach Jeff Fisher.

He started three games for the Eagles in 2011 and spent part of the past two preseasons with Buffalo and Green Bay.

Young plans to work his alma mater, the University of Texas.