Vince Young: Latest Financial Woes Display Former NFL QB’s Irresponsibility

February 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Vince Young's NFL career was riddled with poor decisions.
That's why it's no surprise that Young's former adviser, Ronnie Peoples, allegedly arranged for a seven-figure loan during the 2011 lockout because the former quarterback wanted to throw himself a $300,000 birthday party, according to The Associated Press, via Yahoo! Sports.
Peoples said under oath last month that Young took out $1.9 million borrowed at 20 percent interest in May 2011 as a means to pay for the party. Young was ordered to pay $1.7 million to Pro Player Funding LLC in July, and he's currently challenging the judgment.
Even when Young is out of the spotlight, he's in the spotlight. It's yet another reminder of one of the reasons why the former No. 3 overall pick never lived up to his potential. 
Perhaps what is so ironic about Young's demise is that he was just beginning to establish himself as a legitimate NFL quarterback before he made a decision that sent his career (and finances) spiral...

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