10 college football stars who failed in the NFL

10Vince Young, quarterback

The Texas Longhorns superstar defeated USC in the national title game and accounted for 9,167 yards in three years of college ball.

Young was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2006 after being the Tennessee Titans’ third overall pick and made the Pro Bowl for a second time after the 2009 campaign.

But the dual-threat playmaker was never among the NFL’s elite. He was inconsistent as a pocket passer and clashed with Titans coach Jeff Fisher, culminating in Young being released in 2011.

Young never threw for more than 12 touchdowns in a single year. He had 46 touchdown throws to 51 interceptions in six seasons of game action as a pro.

 

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