Posted by Nate on Dec 13, 2014 in Football | 0 comments
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 1, 2006 Jam Sports & Entertainment, a premier Maryland-based sports marketing and event production firm, announced today that Texas Longhorn National Championship Quarterback Vince Young who led his team to its first national championship in 36 years and recently declared himself eligible for the NFL draft, will play in the Jam Sports & Entertainment presents Gridiron Celebrity Hoops VIII on Saturday, February 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Detroit Mercy Calihan Hall in Detroit, MI.
“I am excited about coming to Detroit for Super Bowl XL and participating in Gridiron Celebrity Hoops VIII to benefit Junior Achievers and Homes for Black Children. I’m looking forward to the half-time presentation to the kids and glad to be asked to be a part of the ceremony.“ remarks Young who is the he first and only player in NCAA I-A history to pass for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in the same season. His 4,086 total yards set a school single-season record.
Young put on one of the most dominating individual performances in college football history leading the Longhorns to a 41-38 win over top-ranked Southern California in the 2006 Rose Bowl. The versatile quarterback accounted for 467 yards against USC — 200 running and 267 passing — and ran 8 yards for the winning touchdown with 19 seconds left.
Young, who could have returned to Texas for his senior season...