Vince Young signs with agent Leigh Steinberg, wants to play

Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young waves his hands as fans boo as he leaves the field in the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins on Sunday Nov. 21 2010 in Nashville Tenn. Young later left the game with an injur

Young last stepped on an National Football League field in 2011, when he served as a backup quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Longtime NFL agent Leigh Steinberg tweeted Wednesday afternoon that he signed Young, who hopes to make a return to the league. The hero of the 2005 BCS National Championship team that won the 2006 Rose Bowl now works for the University of the of Texas as a development officer in its division of diversity and community engagement. He started out life in the league with the Tennessee Titans after they drafted him third overall in the 2006 NFL Draft.

In Young's five seasons with the Titans, he passed for 8,964 yards and 46 touchdowns while rushing for 1,380 yards and 12 touchdowns.

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A former Davey O'Brien Award victor, Young won a national championship for the Longhorns with a Rose Bowl victory he engineered over USC. Young earned his second Pro Bowl honor in 2009, the same year he was named the Sporting News' Comeback Player of the Year. He finished second in the 2005 Heisman Trophy voting to USC's Reggie Bush. He attempted unsuccessfully to latch on with the Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, and Cleveland Browns during each preseason from 2012-14, though fell short of securing a spot on a 53-man roster.

Young works for the University of Texas as a development officer in its division of diversity and community engagement.

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